#9. Clara Edith Haley

Clara Edith Haley

B 16 July 1895  |  Norris City, IL, USA

D May 1973  |  Pueblo, CO, USA

M 19 April 1914  |  Poplar Bluff, MO, USA

Clara Edith Haley was born near Norris City, Ill, but accompanied her parents to Poplar Bluff when she was 4 years old. Her husband and her moved to Pueblo in 1925 for her health.



1920 Census

1920 Census

Listing David H. Ketchum (56), Cora L. Ketchum (46), Elmer H Ketchum (24), Ira E. Ketchum (21), Curtis W. Ketchum (21), Charley R Ketchum (19), Lily M. Ketchum, Daughter-in-law (17). Additional household with Clarence H. Ketchum (27), Clara Ketchum (24), Alva Ketchum (5), Herbert Ketchum (2 1/2). Living in Poplar Bluff, MO.

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 4 August 2014
1930 Census

1930 Census

Clarence Ketchum, Head, 36 yo, married at 21, born in MO, father and mother born in MO, contract painter | Clara Ketchum, Wife, 34, married at 18, born in MO, father and mother born in IL | Alva Ketchum, Son, 15 | Herbert Ketchum, Son, 12 | Kathleen Ketchum, Daughter, 10 | Walter Ketchum, Son, 7

Added by Michael D. Ketchum 4 August 2014


Residence & Employment

Ketchum, Clarence H, employee, spouse Clara E residence: 1300 W. 17th 1948, City Directory page 216 State Hospital.

Family Photo

Left to Right: Clarence, Clara, UNK, UNK, Walter, Betty, Jerry

Herbert Curtis Ketchum Obituary (son)

Herbert Curtis Ketchum, Sr., 93, formerly of Pueblo, Colo., died March 13, 2011, in Albuquerque, N.M. Survived by his children, Herbert C. (Barbara) Ketchum Jr. of Rio Rancho, N.M., Arthur G. (Corene) Ketchum of San Antonio, Texas and Mary D. (John) Petinko of Milford, Pa.; nine grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, Edna June Ketchum who passed away Dec. 18, 2007. Herbert was born to Clarence E. and Clara Ketchum on Jan. 12, 1918, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He and Edna were married May 29, 1939, in Pueblo, Colo. In 1984, Herbert retired from Safeway as a receiving clerk and was proud he never missed a day of work during his 40 years of service. Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Mountain View Cemetery.

Family Portrait

Family Portrait with Olive Haley, William E Haley, Clara Haley, Maud E. Mount, Irene Haley. Taken before sister Nona was born. They moved to Missouri in a covered wagon when Nona was a baby.

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