Clara Byrge

20 May 1870–26 June 1955 (Age 85)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Byrge was born on 20 May 1870, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Michael Byrge, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Phillips, was 27. She married Francis M Ward Carroll about 1895. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Anderson, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 26 June 1955, in Moores Camp, Anderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Carroll Cemetery, Stainville, Anderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Carroll
Clara Byrge
Marriage: 20 August 1907
James Marion Carroll
Wayne Carroll
Bessie Ann Carroll
Sammie Everett Carroll

Spouse and Children

20 August 1907
Anderson, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Michael Byrge


    Elizabeth Phillips




    Callaway Byrge


    Callaway Byrge



    Mary Polly Byrge


    David Byrge


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 8

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English or German Burge .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clara Carnel in household of Lewis Carnel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Polly Byrge in entry for Albert Carroll, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Clara Carroll, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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