Clara Elizabeth McKinley
(1877-1956)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sumner J. Sterrett

Clara Elizabeth McKinley 1

  • Born: 3 Aug 1877, Americus, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Sumner J. Sterrett
  • Died: 25 Jun 1956, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN at age 78 1 2
  • Buried: 28 Jun 1956, Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 1 2

   FamilySearch ID: LZZ9-GMZ.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Obituary of Mrs. Clara Sterrett on 26 Jun 1956 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 2 MRS. CLARA STERRETT
BROOKSTON -- Mrs. Clara Sterrett, 78, died at 7:50 .p. m. Monday in the home of a son, Chester Sterrett of near Battle Ground. She had been ill since January. Born in Tippecanoe county, she spent most of her life on a farm near Battle Ground. She was married in 1894 to - Sumner J. Sterrett who died in 1952. Surviving are six sons, Floyd of Camden, Leonard of Lafayette, Elva of Brookston, Lowell of Reynolds, Orville of Monticello, and Chester of Battle Ground; a sister, Mrs. Lora Gwin of Peru, and a brother, Luther McKinley of Napoleon, O.


Clara married Sumner J. Sterrett, son of Joseph C. Sterrett and Orlena Beeker. (Sumner J. Sterrett was born on 5 Jun 1873 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA,3 died on 19 Jun 1952 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN 3 4 and was buried on 21 Jun 1952 in Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3.)


Sources


1 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6977822.

2 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 26 Jun 1956 page 4. Obituary of Clara Sterrett.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6977821.

4 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 20 Jun 1952, page 12. Obituary of Sumner J. Sterrett.



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