Clay Childs

27 June 1923–12 April 2000 (Age 76)
Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Clay

When Clay Childs was born on 27 June 1923, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Clifford Howard Childs, was 38 and her mother, Lydia Eliza Swain, was 41. She died on 12 April 2000, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clifford Howard Childs
1885–1968
Lydia Eliza Swain
1881–1932
Ida Elizabeth Childs
1909–1999
Maxine Fay Childs
1911–1998
Wesley Howard Childs
1912–1926
Beth Childs
1916–2002
Jean Childs
1920–2003
Clay Childs
1923–2000
Ila Childs
1924–1993

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 5

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Child 1.

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

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Story Highlight

Biography of Albert SWAIN

ALBERT SWAIN 1851-1926 AND ELIZABETH ANN GEE SWAIN 1858-1939 By George R. Swain Holden, Utah Grandfather, Albert Swain was born November 19, 1851 in Coventry, Worwickshire, England. Grandmo …

Sources (3)

  • Clay Childs in household of Maxine Childs, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Clay Childs in household of Clifford H Childs, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Clay Childs in household of Maxine Childs, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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