Edith Clarice Dudley

9 August 1907–30 October 1986 (Age 79)
Gladehill, Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Edith Clarice

When Edith Clarice Dudley was born on 9 August 1907, in Gladehill, Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, John Thomas Dudley, was 30 and her mother, Maggie Blanch McCall, was 20. She married Fred William Brooks on 23 November 1925, in Gladehill, Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Henry, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Reed Creek District, Henry, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 30 October 1986, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Fred William Brooks
1903–1971
Edith Clarice Dudley
1907–1986
Marriage: 23 November 1925
Clarice Maggie Brooks
1927–2012
Pauline Elizabeth Brooks
1929–1999
Benjamin William Brooks
1930–1981
Sallie Blanche Brooks
1932–2000
Kathleen Brooks
1935–2016
Calvin Joseph Brooks
1938–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 November 1925
Gladehill, Franklin, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 10

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1929

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: habitational name from Dudley in the West Midlands, named from the Old English personal name Dudda ( see Dodd ) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Irish (County Cork): English name adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Dubhdáleithe ‘descendant of Dubhdáleithe’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + ‘two’ + léithe ‘sides’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edieth Dudley in household of John T Dudley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith C Dudley in household of John F Dudley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith C Brook in household of Fredie W Brook, "United States Census, 1930"

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