Edward Maddocks Claridge

Male14 May 1882–23 May 1952

Brief Life History of Edward Maddocks

When Edward Maddocks Claridge was born on 14 May 1882, in Orderville, Kane, Utah, United States, his father, Samuel Claridge, was 53 and his mother, Rebecca Hughes, was 34. He married Luella Williams Layton on 3 September 1903. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in World in 1930 and Supervisorial District 1, Graham, Arizona, United States for about 5 years. He died on 23 May 1952, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Thatcher Cemetery, Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Maddocks Claridge
Lillian Williams Layton
Marriage: 3 September 1903
Luella Claridge
Samuel Linton Claridge
Ethna Claridge
Vance Layton Claridge
Trilba Claridge
Genevieve Claridge
Alf Bernard Claridge

Sources (52)

  • E M Claridge in entry for Claridge, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Edward Maddock Claridge, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • E M Claridge in entry for Charles Philip Gould and Genevieve Claridge, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1903Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


    Age 10

    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.


    Age 19

    First Federal election.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Clearhedge Wood in Sussex, which is probably named with Old English clǣfre ‘clover’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Mission (written by Edward M. Claridge)

    My father talked continuously about a mission and had managed to get the bishop to call me on a mission by a letter from headquarters in Salt Lake City. This was the letter from "Box B". This …

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