Elmer Pendell

Brief Life History of Elmer

When Elmer Pendell was born on 28 July 1894, in Waverly, Barton, Tioga, New York, United States, his father, George Grant Pendell, was 25 and his mother, Ida May Harris, was 20. He married Clarra Lucille Hunt on 11 October 1930, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in March 1982, in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fort Myer, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Elmer Pendell
Clarra Lucille Hunt
Marriage: 11 October 1930

Sources (7)

  • Elmer Pendell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmer Pendell, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Elmer Pendell, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk and Berkshire):

probably a variant of Pennell .

perhaps sometimes a habitational name from Pendle (Lancashire). The placename derives from Proto-Welsh penn ‘head’ + Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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

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