The Mulherns and Raffertys of Lawrence County, Ohio
Klaartje De Jong1 (F)
(21 November 1854 - 17 October 1943)
Relationship=Granddaughter of Hendrick De Jongh (III).
Last Edited=21 May 2005
Klaartje De Jong was born on 21 November 1854 in Cook County, Illinois.2 She was the daughter of Ghysbert De Jongh (IV) and Nellie Masterbrook.2 Klaartje also went by the name of Clara De Young.
Clara DeYoung Dalenberg in about 1920
Clara married Nicolas Dalenberg, son of Pieter Dalenberg and Lijntje Vanderszijde, on 19 September 1878 in Dodge, Dodge County, Minnesota.1 Clara and Nicolas had 9 children. These children are Lyna, Bert, Peter, Minnie, Katie, Jennie, Nellie, Russell and Alice Bertha.
Nicolas, age 24, and Clara, age 25, were enumerated on the 1880 Federal Census in Hayfield, Dodge County, Minnesota. Also enumerated in this household was Charles Tarbel, a school teacher.3 Follow the link to see the census image. Here are several family pictures taken over 60 years. The earliest photo was taken about 1898.
Nicolas, age 44, and Clara, age 45, were enumerated on the 1900 Federal Census in Vernon Township, Dodge County, Minnesota. Also enumerated in this household were 6 of their children: Peter, age 16, Minnie, age 14, Katy, age 12, Jonny (Note: I think this should be Jenny - see notes in the document), age 10, Nellie, age 8, and Bertha (known later as Alice), age 6. They own their farm without a mortgage. They have been married 21 years. Clara has given birth to 8 children but only 7 are still living (Bert died in 1896 at the age of 14).4 Follow the link to see the census image.
Nick and Clara, age 54, were enumerated on the 1910 Federal Census in Vernon Township. Also enumerated in this household were 6 children: Peter (age 26), Minnie (age 24), Jinnie (age 20), Nellie (age 18), Bertha (also known as Alice, age 16) and Russel H. (age 6). 55.5 Follow the link to see the census image.
Nick, age 64, and Clara, age 66, were enumerated on the 1920 Federal Census in Vernon Township. Also enumerated in this household was their son, Russell, age 16.6 Follow the link to see the census image. Clara, age 75, was enumerated in the household of Alice and Charles Patrick Mulhern (her daughter and son-in-law) on the 1930 Federal Census at 4231 42nd Street in San Diego, San Diego County, California. Her husband, Nick, was enumerated in Cascade, Olmstead County, Minnesota. He is listed as single.7 Follow the link to see the census image.
Circa 1940, Clara and Nicolas moved to Waterville, Le Sueur County, Minnesota.2 Clara died on 17 October 1943 in Waterville.2 She was 88 old. The cause of death was from "chronic magocarditis." She had been treated for it since December 4, 1943.2 Follow the link to see the death certificate. She and Nick were buried at Sakatah Cemetery (Section 424N) in Waterville, Le Sueur County, Minnesota.8
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