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Catherine Elizabeth EHRBAR
  • Born: November 18, 1904, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
  • Baptized: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
  • Marriage: William McCLUSKY
  • Died: February 6, 1992, Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA at age 87 1 2
  • Buried: February 8, 1992, Rock Creek, Ashtabula, Ohio, USA

bullet  General Notes:

Catherine was a tall fairhaired lady. She lived in Cleveland with the EhrbarFamily in Cleveland, Ohio until 1906 when the family moved to Geneva, Ohio where she attended a one room school for 2 years. They then moved to Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio where they lived for 2 years and there she attended school. The family then returned to Cleveland and the entire family moved into the apartment of Marie Ehrbar and Tony Wagner on Linwood Avenue where they lived for 5 months. From there the Ehrbar Familly moved to Leading Ave. on the west side of Cleveland where Catherine attended Blessed Sacrement School for the 5th and 6th grades. They then moved to Burgess Road in 1918-1919 there she attended St. Paul's School and from there went to Cathederal Latin School for Girls from which she graduated. Catherine worked as an accountant for the Menk Laundry before she married William McClusky on September 6, 1926. She and Bill McClusky were the parents of 1 daughter and 3 sons. She worked along with her husband in his Telephone Companies in Ohio, climbing the poles for repairs, keeping the books and being the telephone operator besides being a full time mother. After her husband's retirement they traveled extensively throughout the world. She suffered from Arthritis which didn't stop her from traveling and socializing. She started writing poetry after her husband's tragic death and several of her poems were published. She suffered from a Heart problem and had a stroke several days before her death. She was buried with her husband in Union Cemetery in Rock Creek, Ohio after a Mass in Sacred Heart Church.


bullet  Noted Events In her Life:

  • Census, April 19, 1910, Geneva, Ashtabula, Ohio - District 27. picture

    The following Ehrbar family members are listed on this page:
    Peter Ehrbar, Head, Age 44
    Elizabeth, Wife, Age 38
    Louis F., Son, Age 17
    Marie E., Daughter, Age 15
    Carl E., Son, Age 14
    Herman W., Son, Age 12
    Marcella J., Daughter, Age 11
    Helen M., Daughter, Age, 9
    Catherine M., Daughter, Age, 5


Catherine married William McCLUSKY. (William McCLUSKY was born on June 23, 1902 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA, baptized in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA, died on September 22, 1976 in Tumbelle Falls, Switzerland and was buried on November 3, 1976 in Rock Creek, Ashtabula, Ohio, USA.)



  1. Social Security Death Index,
    Name: Catherine McClusky SSN: 293-05-5839 Born: 18 Nov 1904 Died: 6 Feb 1992 State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951 ).
  2. Ohio Death Index,
    Catherine E McClusky Age at Death: 87 Date of Death: 6 Feb 1992 Volume: 00027 Certificate: 401312 Date of Birth: 18 Nov 1904 City of Birth: Cleveland County of Birth: Cuyahoga State of Birth: Ohio Country of Birth: United States Father's Surname: Ehrbar Gender: Female Marital Status: Widowed Race: White Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic Years of Schooling: 12 Social Security Number: 293-05-5839 County of Residence: Ashtabula State of Residence: Ohio Country of Residence: United States.