Clara Gast was born 25 December 1892 in Dąbrowa, Rzeszów County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland to Shloime Zalman Gast (c1860-) and Toba Sweid (c1860-) and died February 1964 Irvington, Essex County, New Jersey, United States of unspecified causes. She married Max Winkler (c1890-c1917) 3 October 1915 in Edwardsville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Hyman (Hymie) Gast (1879-1969) .

At a young age, shortly after her father's death, Clara was sent to live with her mother's parents, who lived on a farm. Life was hard.

In 1908 she migrated to the USA and obtained work as a glassblower.



Offspring of Clara Gast and Max Winkler (c1890-c1917)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mildred Winkler (1916)

Offspring of Clara Gast and Hyman (Hymie) Gast (1879-1969)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thelma Gast (1920) 11 November 1920 Newark, New Jersey 9 October 2013 851 2nd St, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States Samuel Yeskel (1913-1986)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • It was then part of Austria-Hungary.
₪ Wedding
¢ Children

Robin Patterson