Clara E. Slippey

1866–6 July 1951 (Age 85)
Frankstown, Frankstown Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clara E.

When Clara E. Slippey was born in 1866, in Frankstown, Frankstown Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jonathan Dean Slippey, was 40 and her mother, Rebecca Hileman, was 36. She married William Sherman Reese on 14 June 1888, in Frankstown, Frankstown Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Frankstown Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. She died on 6 July 1951, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Sherman Reese
Clara E. Slippey
Marriage: 14 June 1888
Blanche Elizabeth Reese
Dean Slippey Reese
Rebecca H Reese
Lewis B Reese

Spouse and Children

    William Sherman Reese



14 June 1888
Frankstown, Frankstown Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States


    Blanche Elizabeth Reese



    Rebecca H Reese


    Lewis B Reese


Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Dean Slippey


    Rebecca Hileman




    Sarah A. Slippey


    Mary A. Slippey


    Rebecca Slippey


    Catherine Slippey



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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 11

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: from Old English scēap, scīp ‘sheep’ + ēg ‘island’ or (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’; a topographic name for an island with sheep on it (which might be no more than a piece of raised dry ground surrounded by wet, low-lying land), or an enclosure where sheep were kept.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara E in household of William S, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara E Rees in household of William S Rees, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara E Reese in household of W S Reese, "United States Census, 1920"

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