Clara Matilda Schultz

b. 17 July 1903, d. 29 March 2001

Clara Matilda Schultz Keithley, 1903-2001
  • Clara Matilda Schultz was born on 17 July 1903 in Indiana.
  • Emil Gustav Schultz and Elizabeth B. Schultz appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana, at 307 Pearl Street. Other members of the household included Clara Matilda Schultz, Helen Schultz, Emil C. Schultz and William August Schultz.
  • Emil Gustav Schultz and Elizabeth B. Schultz appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana, at 307 4th Avenue. Other members of the household included Clara Matilda Schultz, Helen Schultz and Emil C. Schultz.
  • She was employed as a stenographer, according to the 1920 census.
  • She married Edward Tinker Keithley, son of Herbert R. Keithley and Harriet Mabel Tinker, on 12 October 1923 in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana.
  • Edward Tinker Keithley and Clara Matilda Schultz appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana, at 206 Calumet Avenue. Other members of the household included Harriet Mabel Tinker.
  • Edward Tinker Keithley and Clara Matilda Schultz appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Michigan City, LaPorte, Indiana, at 307 Pearl Street. Other members of the household included Emil Gustav Schultz. In 1935, Emil Schultz was living in the same house, and the Keithley family was living in Gary, Indiana.
  • The following appeared on 6 December 1948 in the Michigan City News-Dispatch: Emil Gustav Schultz, 70, 307 Pearl, died at his home at 4 a.m. today following a brief illness.
         Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Hummer Mortuary. Burial will be in Grenwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary Tuesday afternoon, evening and Wednesday until the funeral hour.
         Mr. Schultz was born April 23, 1878, in Posen, Germany. He was the son of Frederick and Matilda (Pillat) Schultz and had been a resident of this county for 67 years. On September 21, 1899, in this city, he was married to Elizabeth Schultz, who preceded him in death.
         Surviving are a son, Emil C. Schultz, Potts Town, Pa; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Shepherd, LaPorte, and Mrs. Clara Keithl[e]y, Michigan City.
  • Clara Matilda Schultz died on 29 March 2001 at age 97 in Holt, Ingham County, Michigan.
  • She was buried at Saint Columba's Episcopal Church Columbarium in Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Last Edited: 23 Aug 2014

Family: Edward Tinker Keithley b. 25 July 1902, d. 15 October 1971