Joseph Clark Pernet

18 May 1882–13 November 1967 (Age 85)
Odell, Livingston, Illinois, United States

The Life of Joseph Clark

When Joseph Clark Pernet was born on 18 May 1882, in Odell, Livingston, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Pernet, was 51 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Wiles, was 31. He married Blanche Isabel Gutel on 30 August 1904, in Livingston, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 13 November 1967, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Clark Pernet
Blanche Isabel Gutel
Marriage: 30 August 1904
Harriet Elizabeth Pernet
Helen Isabel Pernet
Blanche Lorraine Pernet

Spouse and Children

30 August 1904
Livingston, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Anna Mae Pernet


    Ella Agatha Pernet




    George Pernet


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Catalan and Occitan: topographic name from vernet ‘plantation or forest of alders’.2 Catalan: habitational name from any of the places named Vernet, especially a town in El Conflent district, in northern Catalonia.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Clarke Perdut, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clark Pernet, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph C Pernet, "United States Census, 1940"

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