Earl Dewey Clutter

13 June 1898–10 November 1955 (Age 57)
Mannington, Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Earl Dewey

When Earl Dewey Clutter was born on 13 June 1898, in Mannington, Marion, West Virginia, United States, his father, Silas William Clutter, was 27 and his mother, Bertha May Hull, was 20. He lived in Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 10 November 1955, at the age of 57, and was buried in Mount View Cemetery, Dallas, Marshall, West Virginia, United States.

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 5

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Age 18

During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of "shark panic" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media.

Name Meaning

1 English: possibly from Middle English cloutere, clutere, an occupational name for a cobbler or patcher, from an agent derivative of cloute, clut(e) ‘patch’.2 Possibly an altered form of German Klutterer, an occupational name for a traveling entertainer, Middle High German kluterære, or a shortened form of Klüttermann ‘clodhopper’, a nickname for a peasant.

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

Sources (3)

  • Earl D Clutter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earle D Clutter in household of Silas W Clutter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl Dewey Clutter, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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