Clarice Danford

Brief Life History of Clarice

When Clarice Danford was born on 10 April 1908, in Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Navajo, Arizona, United States, her father, Martin Danford, was 39 and her mother, Hazel Danford, was 42. She married Kenneth Chegay on 2 April 1926, in Whiteriver, Navajo, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Cedar Creek, Gila, Arizona, United States in 1935 and Supervisorial District 3, Gila, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 6 April 1995, in Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 86.

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Rufus Altaha
Clarice Danford
Marriage: 2 December 1937
Renee Altaha
Elmo Altaha
George Althaha

Sources (11)

  • Clarice Chegay, "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Clarice Altaha - Government record: birth:
  • Clarice Altaha, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name possibly from Danesford near Bridgnorth (Shropshire), originally derne ford ‘hidden ford’, but appearing as Danford in 1612. Accordingly, it might be from any of several other places whose names have the same origin, including: Darnford in Suffolk, Great Durnford in Wiltshire, or Dernford Farm in Sawston, Cambridgeshire.

English: variant of Denford, a habitational name apparently from an unidentified place in Devon, or alternatively from Denford (Northamptonshire) or Denford House in Kintbury (Berkshire).

English: in southeastern England, a variant of Dennard .

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

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