Clifton Calaver Perdew

13 January 1895–20 August 1980 (Age 85)
Grapeland, San Bernardino, California, United States

The Life of Clifton Calaver

When Clifton Calaver Perdew was born on 13 January 1895, in Grapeland, San Bernardino, California, United States, his father, Ashbury Ferdinand Perdew, was 27 and his mother, Emma May Barnum, was 24. He married Helga Magdalene Carlson on 14 September 1930, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Rialto Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1900 and Fresno, Fresno, California, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 20 August 1980, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clifton Calaver Perdew
Helga Magdalene Carlson
Marriage: 14 September 1930

Spouse and Children

14 September 1930
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ashbury Ferdinand Perdew


    Emma May Barnum




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Perdue .

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

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Story Highlight

Clifton Perdew

Clifton was the twin of Clyde C. Perdew and one of 6 children born to: Asbury Ferdinand 'Fade/Fred/Ferd' Perdew, b. Nov. 11, 1867 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, CA. and d. Nov. 11, 1902 in …

Sources (3)

  • Clinton C Perdew in household of Horace C Lindsley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clifton Perdew in household of Anaita Stovros, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clifton Perdew in household of Sarah Perdero, "United States Census, 1910"

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