Clyde William Arnett

Male11 February 1913–13 March 1972

Brief Life History of Clyde William

When Clyde William Arnett was born on 11 February 1913, in Ritchie, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Leonard Arnett, was 36 and his mother, Martha Blanche VanPelt, was 32. He married Opal Metalle Delancy on 3 March 1934, in Ritchie, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Clark District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1940 and Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 1 years. He died on 13 March 1972, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Mount Clare, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Clyde William Arnett
Opal Metalle Delancy
Marriage: 3 March 1934
Sherry Lynn Arnett

Sources (11)

  • Clyde Arnette, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Clyde W Arnett, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Clyde Arnett, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1934Ritchie, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 3

    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.


    Age 4

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.


    Age 16

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the personal name Arnet, a Middle English form of the Old English male personal name Earngēat ‘eagle Geat (a tribal name)’ or the Old English female name Earngȳth ‘eagle battle’. There may also have been some confusion with variants of Arnold .

    French (mainly Lorraine): variant of Arnet . Compare Arnette .

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

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