Clarence Brown Eddy

2 November 1880–27 July 1959 (Age 78)
Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States

The Life of Clarence Brown

When Clarence Brown Eddy was born on 2 November 1880, in Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States, his father, Merritt Matthew Eddy, was 35 and his mother, Mary Elfreda Brown, was 23. He married Mildred Eloise Young about 1901, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wales, Erie, New York, United States for about 30 years. He died on 27 July 1959, in Strykersville, Sheldon, Wyoming, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Java, Wyoming, New York, United States.

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Clarence Brown Eddy
Mildred Eloise Young
Marriage: about 1901
Lorma Eliza Eddy
Harold Chester Eddy
Mildred Leora Eddy
Hubert Merrill Eddy
Clarence Brown Eddy

Spouse and Children

about 1901
New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 21

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): from the Middle English personal name Edwy, Old English Ēadwīg, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence B Eddy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence B Eddy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence B Eddy, "United States Census, 1930"

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