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Clair Eugene Marshall

Male 1903 - 1995  (91 years)

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  • Name Clair Eugene Marshall  [1
    Born 6 Jul 1903  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died WFT Est 1951-1995  [1
    Person ID I145958  My Genealogy

    Father John Lewis Marshall,   b. 1 Jan 1875,   d. 5 Mar 1956  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Effie Irene Liebendorfer,   b. 27 Sep 1876,   d. 20 Feb 1922  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1901  [1
    Family ID F59989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Buck,   b. private 
    Married Type: Private 
     1. Gussie Marshall,   b. private  [private]
     2. Mary I. Marshall,   b. private  [private]
     3. Grace B. Marshall,   b. private  [private]
     4. Clair Eugene Marshall, Jr.,   b. 6 Sep 1940,   d. 6 Jul 1942  (Age 1 years)
     5. David Seymore Marshall,   b. 2 Feb 1942,   d. 6 Jul 1942  (Age 0 years)
     6. Roy Ernest Marshall,   b. private  [private]
     7. Margaret Jane Marshall,   b. 13 Jun 1949,   d. 13 Jun 1949  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F60107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • An undated newspaper clipping furnished by Janice (Mrs. Leland)
      Marshall, sheds some light on the deaths of the two Marshall children:

      " Marshall Babies Killed In Crash
      " Other Members of Clair Marshall Family
      " Seriously Injured in Head-on Collision

      "Warren, Pa., July 7. - Two babies were killed and eight persons injured Monday in a head-on collision of two automobiles on Route 77 near Garland, about 20 miles west of here.

      "The dead were Eugene Marshall, 18 months old, and David Marshall, 5 months old, children of Mr. and Mrs. Clair Marshall, who were moving from Blooming Valley to their new home at Wellsboro.

      "The injured were Mr. and Mrs. Marshall, who were critically hurt; two other children of their, Gussie, 11, and Gracie, 8; Elva Bemis, 51; George Geer, 64; Levi Warner, and Clayton Buchanan, all of Barnes. Three escaped injury.

      "State Motor Policeman K. W. Leeper said Warner's car went out of control when he swerved onto the soft berm to let another machine pass. It then careened into the Marshall car, wrecking both."

  • Sources 
    1. [S324] World Family Tree Vol. 175, Ed. 1,, Inc., (Release date: April-2005 Customer pedigree.).