Cletus Haywood

28 March 1905–December 1978 (Age 73)
Love, Izard, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Cletus

When Cletus Haywood was born on 28 March 1905, in Love, Izard, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Green Haywood, was 36 and his mother, Louvina Nicholas, was 29. He married Bessie Hildred Elliott in 1922. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Washington, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Madison Township, Washington, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died in December 1978, in Bartlesville, Washington, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Bartlesville, Washington, Oklahoma, United States.

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Cletus Haywood
Bessie Hildred Elliott
Marriage: 1922
Floyd Oliver Haywood

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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    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.
    1906 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro
    Age 1
    In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 
    Age 22
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places called Haywood (Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire) or Heywood (Lancashire, Wiltshire), or any of many other minor places so named, from Old English (ge)hæg ‘fence, enclosure’ + wudu ‘wood’. It was a common practice in the Middle Ages for areas of woodland to be fenced off as hunting grounds for the nobility. This name may have been confused in some cases with Hayward .Altered form of English Hogwood and of its altered forms Hagood and Haygood .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Cletis Haywood in household of William G Haywood, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Cletus Haywood, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
    • Cletus Haywood, "United States Census, 1930"

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