Clarence Calvin Paxton

12 March 1910–5 March 1994 (Age 84)
Gentry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Clarence Calvin

When Clarence Calvin Paxton was born on 12 March 1910, in Gentry, Missouri, United States, his father, George Leaman Paxton, was 28 and his mother, Cora Ellen Morrow, was 25. He married Pearl Lasley on 19 August 1931, in Benkelman, Dundy, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Jackson Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Wilson Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 5 March 1994, in Erie, Weld, Colorado, United States, at the age of 83.

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Clarence Calvin Paxton
Pearl Lasley
Marriage: 19 August 1931

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19 August 1931
Benkelman, Dundy, Nebraska, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 4

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

Age 22

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from places in the former county of Berwickshire and in Cambridgeshire, so named from the Old English personal name Pæcc + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Clarence Paxton in household of G L Paxton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence Paxton in household of George L Paxton, "United States Census, 1920"

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