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Claysburg Hall of Fame: Clair and Rachel (Colebaugh) Feather

Nominated by daughter Bonnie Ickes

Clair Feather was born in King on May 31, 1920, and Rachel (Colebaugh) Feather was born in Klahr on Sept. 1, 1925. This is a story about two individuals who became one on Nov. 9, 1943. Both had stories to tell before that date, and this is how they have contributed to the Claysburg area throughout their lives.

Rachel was born in Klahr to a very poor family. Her father could not work due to an illness that resulted in the removal of both legs. She attended Klahr's one-room school and was the only one in her class for a few years. Her father died when she was j...


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