Edna Norma Clinkscales

10 November 1891–18 November 1964 (Age 73)
Due West, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Edna Norma

When Edna Norma Clinkscales was born on 10 November 1891, in Due West, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, her father, Jehu Harvey Clinkscales, was 39 and her mother, Edna Clementine Poore, was 19. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Charles William Pitchford. She lived in Greenwood, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 18 November 1964, in Walhalla, Oconee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oconee Memorial Gardens, Avondale, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Pitchford
1894–1968
Edna Norma Clinkscales
1891–1964
Edna Norma Pitchford
1917–2005
Charles Wesley Pitchford
1920–1999

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Female1917–2005Female

    Charles Wesley Pitchford

    Male1920–1999Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jehu Harvey Clinkscales

    Male1852–1927Male

    Edna Clementine Poore

    Female1872–1931Female

siblings

(5)

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a lost place in Coldingham, East Lothian.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norma Pitchford in household of Charles W Pitchford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Narma Clinkscales in household of J Harvey Clinkscales, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E Normal Clinkscales in household of J H Clinkscales, "United States Census, 1900"

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