Paul Clarence Mayes

Male25 August 1900–15 May 1967

Brief Life History of Paul Clarence

When Paul Clarence Mayes was born on 25 August 1900, in Fort Bend, Texas, United States, his father, Edward Eugene Mayes, was 42 and his mother, Cora Belle Cassil, was 36. He married Bessie Maidee Hartfield on 22 June 1927, in Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940 and Harris, Texas, United States in 1950. He died on 15 May 1967, in Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mount Sherman, Newton, Arkansas, United States.

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Paul Clarence Mayes
Bessie Maidee Hartfield
Marriage: 22 June 1927
Doris Elaine Mayes
Paul Clarence Mayes Jr
Jo Anne Mayes

Sources (19)

  • Paul C Mayes, Sr, "United States 1950 Census"
  • P C Mayes, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Paul C Mayes, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1927Harris, Texas, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

    Age 1

    "Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 18

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of May 1, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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