Claude Madison Tedford

24 December 1885–26 July 1953 (Age 67)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Claude Madison

When Claude Madison Tedford was born on 24 December 1885, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Perry Oliver Tedford, was 26 and his mother, Martha Elvina Miles, was 31. He married Elsie Pearl Wallace on 15 September 1907, in Yell, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Vian, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Wilson Township, Yell, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 26 July 1953, in Yell, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Dardanelle, Yell, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Madison Tedford
Elsie Pearl Wallace
Marriage: 15 September 1907
Garland Ottis Tedford
Estelle Tedford
Ruth M Tedford

Spouse and Children

15 September 1907
Yell, Arkansas, United States


    Garland Ottis Tedford


    Estelle Tedford


    Ruth M Tedford


Parents and Siblings

    Perry Oliver Tedford





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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 3

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: unexplained. Sean de Bhulbh believes it to be an English habitational name, but no likely source has been identified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Claude Thedford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Claudie M Tedford in household of Oliver P Tedford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claud M Tedford, "United States Census, 1930"

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