Clarence Griffin Washburn

19 February 1867–14 January 1956 (Age 88)
Greenwich, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Clarence Griffin

When Clarence Griffin Washburn was born on 19 February 1867, in Greenwich, Huron, Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Craft Washburn, was 40 and his mother, Charlotte Catherine Griffin, was 35. He married Maude Marsh on 25 June 1894, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States for about 5 years and Elyria, Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 14 January 1956, in Ripley Township, Huron, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Greenwich, Huron, Ohio, United States.

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Clarence Griffin Washburn
Maude Marsh
Marriage: 25 June 1894
Charlotte Edwards Washburn
Anna Paine Washburn
Warner Marsh Washburn
Elizabeth Washburn

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  • Marriage
    25 June 1894Lorain, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 29
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Great and Little Washbourne (Gloucestershire), or Washbourne in Halwell (Devon). The Gloucestershire placename derives from Old English wæsse (genitive wæssan) ‘wet place, swamp, marsh’ + burna ‘spring, stream’. The Devon placename derives from Old English wæsce ‘place for washing’ + burna.History: John Washburn came to MA in 1626 and settled in Duxbury, MA, in 1632.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Clarence G. Washburn in entry for Charlotte Washburn, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Clarence G Washburn, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Clarence G. Washburn, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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