Clara L. WELLS

Female 1887 - 1974  (86 years)


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  • Name Clara L. WELLS 
    Born 9 Aug 1887  Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Feb 1974  Newark, Licking County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I119990  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2017 

    Father Ambrose David WELLS,   b. 17 Dec 1859, Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1895, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Mother Mary Louisa STILL,   b. 19 Nov 1858, Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1916, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 1882  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Olive, Noble County, Ohio, enumerated 5 June 1900:

      - Wells, Mary, age 41, widowed, mother of 5 children, 5 children still living, born November 1858 in Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Farmer.
      - Wells, Mamy, age 14, daughter, born June 1885 in Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation At School.
      - Wells, Clara, age 12, daughter, born August 1887 in Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation At School.
      - Wells, Ethel, age 10, daughter, born March 1890 in Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation At School.
      - Wells, Emmet, age 6, son, born August 1893 in Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation At School.

    • 1910 census of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, enumerated 21 April 1910:

      - Wells, Mary, age 51, widowed, mother of 5 children, 5 children still living, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Wells, Ethel, age 20, daughter, single, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Sales Lady, Dry Goods.
      - Wells, Emmet, age 16, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Weigh Master, Sheet Mill.
      - Rush, Clara, age 22, daughter, first marriage, married 1 year, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Albert, age 8 months, grandson, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, William, age 30, son=on-law, first marriage, married 1 year, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Clerk, Hardware.
      - Kirfus, Charles, age 19, boarder, single, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Salesman, Grocery.

    Family ID F39753  Group Sheet

    Family William Martin RUSH,   b. 19 Oct 1879, Cumberland, Guernsey County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1938, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 3 May 1909  Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of William M. Rush and Clara L. Wells cites their residences Zanesville, Ohio. The groom is age 29 as of 19 October 1908, first marriage, occupation Collector, born Cumberland, Ohio, son of Edward D. Rush and Margaret E. Baily. The bride is age 23 as of 9 August 1909, first marriage, occupation Dressmaker, born Caldwell, Ohio, daughter of Ambrose D. Wells and Mary L. Still. [3]
    Notes 
    • 1910 census of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, enumerated 21 April 1910:

      - Wells, Mary, age 51, widowed, mother of 5 children, 5 children still living, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Wells, Ethel, age 20, daughter, single, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Sales Lady, Dry Goods.
      - Wells, Emmet, age 16, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Weigh Master, Sheet Mill.
      - Rush, Clara, age 22, daughter, first marriage, married 1 year, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Albert, age 8 months, grandson, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, William, age 30, son=on-law, first marriage, married 1 year, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Clerk, Hardware.
      - Kirfus, Charles, age 19, boarder, single, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Salesman, Grocery.

    • 1920 census of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, enumerated 12 January 1920:

      - Rush, William, age 40, born Ohio, both parents born West Virginia, occupation Insurance Agent, Insurance Co.
      - Rush, Clara L., age 32, wife, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, William, age 10, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Louella, age 8, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, E. Donald, age 5, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Mary, age 3 years 1 month, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.

    • 1930 census of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, no date of enumeration:

      - Rush, William M., age 50, owns the home, home value $4,000, first married age 29, born Ohio, both parents born West Virginia, occupation Salesman, Insurance.
      - Rush, Clara H., age 42, wife, first married age 21, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, William A., age 20, son, single, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Clerk, Drug Store.
      - Rush, Luella M., age 19, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Fedler, Tile Factory.
      - Rush, Edward D., age 16, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Mary E., age 13, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Helen M., age 9, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Howard M., age 6, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - Rush, Emmett I., age 2, son, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.

    • 1940 census of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, enumerated 16 April 1940:

      - Rush, Clara L., age 52, owns the home, home value $3,500, widowed, completed 1 year of high school, born Ohio.
      - Rush, Donald E., age 26, son, married, completed 4 years of college, born Ohio, occupation Meter Dept. Power Co.
      - Rush, Zilenda M., age 22, daughter-in-law, completed 4 years of high school, born Ohio.
      - Rush, Helen M., age 19, daughter, completed 4 years of high school, born Ohio, occupation Clerk, Retail Dept. Store.
      - Rush, Howard M., age 16, son, completed 2 years of high school, born Ohio.
      - Rush, Emmet I., age 13, son, completed 5 years of education, born Ohio.
      - Rush, William R., age 5, grandson, born Ohio.
      - Rush, Clara L., age 4, granddaughter, born Ohio.

      All persons except 4-year old Clara lived in same place on 1 April 1935.

    Children 
    +1. William Albert RUSH,   b. 4 Aug 1909, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1954, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     2. Louella May RUSH,   b. 31 Jan 1911, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1977, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Edward Donald RUSH,   b. 21 Jan 1914, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1994, Coshocton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Helen Mary RUSH,   b. 28 Jan 1921, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2011, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Howard Milton RUSH,   b. 27 Oct 1923, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 2016, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     6. Emmett I. RUSH,   b. 19 Apr 1926, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1996, Hocking County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F39757  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Aug 1887 - Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 May 1909 - Muskingum County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1974 - Newark, Licking County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007.

    3. [S70] Ancestry.com, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.