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Clara Afton (1874 - 1972)

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Clara Afton
1874 - 1972
Born
November 15, 1874
Corsica, Pennsylvania, United States
Death
October 13, 1972
Brookville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, 15825, United States
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Brookville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania 15825
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Clara Afton was born on November 15, 1874 in Corsica, Pennsylvania, United States. According to her family tree, she married Elizabeth Ann Afton. She died on October 13, 1972 in Brookville, Pennsylvania, United States at age 97.
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Clara Afton's parents were James and Agnes (Songer) Bridge. She married George Afton and they had Mary, Anna, Olive, Edith, Leroy and Phillip. According to the 1900 Federal census, Clara F. Afton was 25 and living with her husband George, age 31, and daughter Mary A., age 9, in Rose PA. Also in the household was George's father, Martin J Afton, age 79, who was born in Germany. Clara and George were married in 1898 and both had been born in PA. They could read and write and spoke English. George was a farmer and owned his home/farm. In the 1920 Federal census, George and Clara were stilling living on the farm in Rose. Also in the household were 9 children ranging from age 2 - 20: Mary, Anna, James, John, George, Ambrose, Philip, Edith, and Olive.
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Clara Afton passed away on October 13, 1972 in Brookville, Pennsylvania, United States at age 97. She was born on November 15, 1874 in Corsica, Pennsylvania, United States. According to her family tree, she married Elizabeth Ann Afton.
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1874 - 1972 World Events

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In 1874, in the year that Clara Afton was born, on November 4th, the Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives - the first time since 1860. The Democrats now held 183 seats - up 94 - and the Republicans held 106 - down 93.

In 1890, by the time she was 16 years old, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1919, she was 45 years old when in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1941, Clara was 67 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1972, in the year of Clara Afton's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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