Joseph Clark Pernet

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

Sources (23)

  • Clarke Perdut, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph C Pernet, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Joseph C Pernett, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

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Name Meaning

German and French: derivative of an ancient Germanic personal name composed of ber(n) ‘bear’, e.g. Bernhard .

Catalan: probably a variant of Vernet .

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

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