Myrtle Marie Cloud

1899–23 October 1985 (Age 86)
Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Myrtle Marie

When Myrtle Marie Cloud was born in 1899, in Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States, her father, George Cloud, was 28 and her mother, Minnie Allie Warren, was 22. She married Joseph Dunagan on 22 August 1920, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Palo Verde Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States in 1940. She died on 23 October 1985, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Palo Verde Cemetery, Blythe, Riverside, California, United States.

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Joseph Dunagan
Myrtle Marie Cloud
Marriage: 22 August 1920
Joseph Oscar Dunagan
George Russell Dunagan
Floyd Lee Dunagan

Spouse and Children

22 August 1920
Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 7

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near an outcrop or hill, from Old English clūd ‘rock’ (only later used to denote vapor formations in the sky).2 French: from the Germanic personal name Hlodald, composed of the elements hlōd ‘famous’, ‘clear’ + wald ‘rule’, which was borne by a saint and bishop of the 6th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Dunagan in household of Joe Dunagan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle Cloud, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Cloud in entry for Joseph O Dunagan, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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