Joseph Clodfelter

Male14 August 1891–18 October 1918

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Clodfelter was born on 14 August 1891, in Mill Grove, Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, Alexander Bower Clodfelter, was 33 and his mother, Mary Jane Vanderpool, was 30. He married Nellie Frances Ashcroft on 27 February 1914, in Mercer, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Myers Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Washington Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 18 October 1918, in Mill Grove, Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Clodfelter
1891–1918
Nellie Frances Ashcroft
1895–1991
Marriage: 27 February 1914
Esther Adaline Clodfelter
1914–1918
Chester Clodfelter
1918–1939

Sources (20)

  • Joseph Clodfelter in household of Alexander B Clodfelter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Clodfelter, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Joseph Clodfelter, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1914Mercer, Missouri, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 7

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 9

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

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Glattfelder (see Gladfelter ).

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

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