Dudley Clark Elston

13 February 1889–8 October 1953 (Age 64)
Haughton, Bossier, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Dudley Clark

When Dudley Clark Elston was born on 13 February 1889, in Haughton, Bossier, Louisiana, United States, his father, Joseph Walker Elston, was 28 and his mother, Emily Ogilvie Moore, was 25. He married Myrtis Jackson Lawrence on 29 April 1907. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Police Jury Ward 6, Bossier, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years and Ward One, Bossier, Louisiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 October 1953, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States.

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Dudley Clark Elston
Myrtis Jackson Lawrence
Marriage: 29 April 1907
Mary Ruth Elston
Dudley Clark Elston Jr.
Paul Lawrence Elston

Spouse and Children

29 April 1907


    Mary Ruth Elston


    Dudley Clark Elston Jr.


    Paul Lawrence Elston


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Walker Elston


    Emily Ogilvie Moore




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named. One in Lancashire is named from the Old English female personal name Æðelsige (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + sige ‘victory’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; one in Nottinghamshire originally had as its first element the genitive case of the Old Norse byname Eilífr meaning ‘everlasting’; one in Wiltshire was so named from Elias Giffard, holder of the manor in the 12th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • D C Elston in household of J W Elston, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dudley E Elston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • D C Elston, "United States Census, 1940"

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