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Clara Lena KOMP

  • Born: April 1, 1884, Logan County, Arkansas
  • Marriage: Clara Lena KOMP on October 24, 1922 in Paris, Arkansas - St. Joseph's Church
  • Died: March 9, 1936, Paris, Logan, Arkansas, USA at age 51
  • Buried: Paris, Arkansas - St. Joseph's Cemetery 1

bullet  General Notes:

Joseph Schmalz, son of Adolph Schmalz, stood five feet, five inches tall, had blue eyes and could speak both German and English. Joseph homesteaded forty acres as a single man. After marrying Clara Lena Komp they purchased forty more acres with a farm house and had a family of seven; five boys and two girls. Later another twenty acres were added after Joseph and brother Charlie divided a forty acre homestead in a land swap deal. Joseph and Charlie Schmalz were co-owners of a coal mine called the "Schmalz Brothers & Gack Mine". The owners were Joseph and Charlie Schmalz and Anton Gack. The mine was on the Gack's property. They lost the mine during the depression. In the early 1930's there were shipments of coal sent to Wisconsin and Chicago and the companies could not afford to pay for the coal, though they did receive some cotton seed meal from one of the companies. The mine was sold to Red Globe Mines.


bullet  Noted Events In his Life:

  • Census, June 4, 1900, Six Mile, Logan, Arkansas - District 62. picture

    The following Schmalz family are members are listed on this page:
    Adolph Schmalz, Head, Born Oct 1854, Age 46
    Katie Schmalz, Wife, Born July 1856 Age 43
    Joseph, Son, Born Apr 1883, Age 17
    Charlie, Son, Born Nov1885, Age 14
    John, Son, Age 22 Born Feb 1887, Age 13
    Annie, Daughter, Born Mar 1890, Age 10
    Lena, Daughter, Born Aug 1894, Age 5
  • WW1 Civilian Draft Registration, September 12, 1918, Paris, Logan, Arkansas, USA. picture

  • Census, January 19, 1920, Short Mtn, Logan, Arkansas - District 59. picture

    The following Schmaltz family members are listed on this page:
    Charlie Schmaltz, Head, Age 34
    Tilda, Wife, Age 30
    Mary, Daughter, Age 9
    Otto, Son, Age 6
    Joseph, Brother, Age 36
    Frank Schmaltz, Head, Age 38
    Caroline, Wife, Age 40
  • Census, April 18, 1930, Short Mtn, Logan, Arkansas - District 31. picture

    The following Schmalz families are listed on this page:
    Joe Schmalz Head, Age 46,
    Clara Wife, Age 35
    Leonard Son, Age 6
    Eugene Son, Age 4
    Raymond Son, Age 3
    William Son, Age 2 and
    Agnes Daughter, Age 1
    Frank Schmalz Head, Age 48
    Carolina Wife, Age 50
    George Son, Age 21
    Regine Daughter, Age 19
    Albert Edward Son, Age 17
    Gilbert Son, Age 15
    Ed Schmalz Head, Age 45
    Helen Wife, Age 39
    Alice Daughter, Age 14
    Hilda Daughter, Age 12
    Irene Daughter, Age 11
    Marcellla Daughter, Age 9
    Roy Son, Age 8
    Estelle Daughter, Age 6
  • Cemetery: St. Joseph'e Cemetery: Paris, Logan, Arkansas, USA. picture


Joseph married Clara Lena KOMP, daughter of Phillip KOMP and Sophia FREY, on October 24, 1922 in Paris, Arkansas - St. Joseph's Church. (Clara Lena KOMP was born on August 31, 1894 in Ratcliff, Logan, Arkansas, USA, died on December 27, 1985 in Conway, Faulkner, Arkansas, USA 2 3 and was buried in Paris, Arkansas - St. Joseph's Cemetery 4.)



  1. Saint Joseph's Cemetery Records, Schmalz Joseph 4-1-1883 3-9-1936 Clara.
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  2. Memorial Card, Clara Komp picture

  3. Social Security Death Index,
    Name: Clara Schmalz SSN: 432-74-7865 Last Residence: 72032 Conway, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States of America Born: 31 Aug 1894 Died: Dec 1985 State (Year) SSN issued: Arkansas (1957 ).
  4. Saint Joseph's Cemetery Records, Schmalz Clara 8-31-1894 12-27-1985 Joseph.