William Clarence Hoard

30 June 1893–25 June 1964 (Age 70)
Holly Magisterial District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Clarence

When William Clarence Hoard was born on 30 June 1893, in Holly Magisterial District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, his father, John Calvin Hoard, was 24 and his mother, Verona May Hudkins, was 23. He married Lenora Ellen Moss on 6 February 1916, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Gassaway, Braxton, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Charleston Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States for about 5 years. He died on 25 June 1964, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in St. Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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William Clarence Hoard
Lenora Ellen Moss
Marriage: 6 February 1916
Helen S Hoard

Spouse and Children

6 February 1916
Braxton, West Virginia, United States


    Helen S Hoard




Parents and Siblings

    John Calvin Hoard






    Grace L Hoard



    Mettie C Hoard


    Mildred Ora Hoard


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Heard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence W Hoard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Hoard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William C Hoard in household of John C Hoard, "United States Census, 1900"

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