Clarence James Wadman

19 February 1897–26 July 1947 (Age 50)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Clarence James

When Clarence James Wadman was born on 19 February 1897, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Reuben Harrington Wadman, was 32 and his mother, Caroline White, was 28. He married Thelma Miriam Murray on 14 March 1917, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Beverly Hills Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1920. He died on 26 July 1947, in Fall River, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Hot Springs National Cemetery, Hot Springs, Fall River, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence James Wadman
Jennie Kristiana Lofquist
Marriage: 13 January 1927
Lorraine Joyce Lofquist Wadman
Connie Rae Linderman
Leonard Archie Wadman
Carla Jean Wadman

Spouse and Children

13 January 1927
Franklin, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Ruby Wadman



    Lottie Caroline Wadman



    Reuben Harold Wadman


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

Age 1

The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport

Age 14

The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, It sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by the local residents.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a gatherer or seller of woad, from an agent derivative of Middle English wade ‘woad’ (Old English wād). This plant produces a blue dye, which was widely used in the Middle Ages.

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarence J Wadman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence Wadman in household of Rueben H Wadman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence Wardman in household of Richard H Wardman, "United States Census, 1900"

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