Clarence Leo Littlewood

Brief Life History of Clarence Leo

When Clarence Leo Littlewood was born on 11 February 1918, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, Clarence Martin Littlewood, was 24 and his mother, Lena Strobel, was 21. He married Uarda Christiansen on 4 November 1942, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He lived in Richfield Election Precinct, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He died on 23 April 2015, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Clarence Leo Littlewood
1918–2015
Uarda Christiansen
1921–2000
Marriage: 4 November 1942

Sources (27)

  • Lee Clarence Littlewood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence Leo Littlewood, "Utah Marriages, 1887-1935"
  • Clarence Leo Littlewood, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from a lost place called Littlewood in Cartworth, Yorkshire, named with Old English l̄ȳtel ‘small’ + wudu ‘wood’. Occasionally perhaps from unidentified places called Littlewood in Worcestershire and Kent.

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

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Personal History of Uarda Christiansen Littlewood

I was born in Elsinore, Sevier County Utah, on April 13, 1921, at 12:05 A.M. to Loran Peter and Marilla Doxford Christiansen. I was the third child of nine children born in this family, Madge C. Hanse …

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