Clarice Dudley

11 March 1914–24 June 1998 (Age 84)
Niangua Township, Webster, Missouri, United States

The Life of Clarice

When Clarice Dudley was born on 11 March 1914, in Niangua Township, Webster, Missouri, United States, her father, James Dudley, was 40 and her mother, Laurie Ann or Laurel Smith, was 41. She lived in Union Township, Webster, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Niangua, Webster, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 24 June 1998, in Marshfield, Webster, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

James Dudley
Laurie Ann or Laurel Smith
Brooxie Mae Dudley
Otto or Ott Dudley
Alta Dudley
Eunice Dudley
Avis Dudley
Roxie Lois Dudley
Clarice Dudley
Walter Dudley

Parents and Siblings


    Laurie Ann or Laurel Smith




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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 17

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: habitational name from Dudley in the West Midlands, named from the Old English personal name Dudda ( see Dodd ) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Irish (County Cork): English name adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Dubhdáleithe ‘descendant of Dubhdáleithe’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + ‘two’ + léithe ‘sides’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cloris Dudley in household of James Dudley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarice Dudley in household of James Dudley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Clarice Dudley - Published information: birth-name: Clarice Dudley

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