Clella Lee Pedigo

6 November 1897–14 January 1985 (Age 87)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Clella Lee

When Clella Lee Pedigo was born on 6 November 1897, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, her father, David Manson Pedigo, was 28 and her mother, Eliza Frances Cantrell, was 26. She married William T. Madewell on 5 November 1919, in Madison, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Civil District 9, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 14 January 1985, at the age of 87.

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William T. Madewell
Clella Lee Pedigo
Marriage: 5 November 1919
William L. Madewell

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    William T. Madewell



5 November 1919
Madison, Alabama, United States


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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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

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

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Périgord, a regional name of Gaulish origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clella Madewell in household of David M Pedigo, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clellie Pedigo in household of Dave M Pedigo, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clelia L Pedigo in household of David M Pedigo, "United States Census, 1900"

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