Claude Leonard Carlton

7 June 1880–19 December 1955 (Age 75)
Fort Green, Hardee, Florida, United States

The Life of Claude Leonard

When Claude Leonard Carlton was born on 7 June 1880, in Fort Green, Hardee, Florida, United States, his father, Henry Eli Carlton, was 25 and his mother, Ariana Cordelia Wilkinson, was 23. He married Daisy Lee Whidden on 12 December 1900. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Arcadia, DeSoto, Florida, United States in 1910 and El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 19 December 1955, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Claude Leonard Carlton
Daisy Lee Whidden
Marriage: 12 December 1900
Kathleen Roberta Carlton
Claude Lawrence Carlton
Ellen Diane Carlton
Howard Lee Carlton

Spouse and Children

12 December 1900


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Eli Carlton


    Ariana Cordelia Wilkinson




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1883: Manatee, Florida, United States 1887: DeSoto, Florida, United States
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places called Carleton or Carlton, from Old Norse karl ‘common man’, ‘peasant’ + Old English tūn ‘settlement’ ( compare Charlton 1). Places spelled Carl(e)ton (as opposed to Charlton) are in areas of Scandinavian settlement, mostly in northern England.2 Irish: Americanized and altered form of Carlin 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cloud L Carlton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Claude L Carlton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leonard Carlton in household of H E Carlton, "United States Census, 1880"

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