Clarence Joseph Rhode

Brief Life History of Clarence Joseph

When Clarence Joseph Rhode was born on 15 April 1913, in Sultan, Snohomish, Washington, United States, his father, Charles Jonathan Rhode, was 44 and his mother, Cora Grace Sanders, was 30. He married Gazil Eunice Burcham on 8 September 1935, in City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States in 1930 and Juneau, First Judicial District, Alaska, United States in 1950. He died on 21 August 1958, in Alaska, United States, at the age of 45.

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Clarence Joseph Rhode
Gazil Eunice Burcham
Marriage: 8 September 1935
Charles John Rhode
James Brandon Rhode

Sources (9)

  • Clarence J. Rhode, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Clarence Joseph Rhode - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Clarence Joseph Rhode
  • Clarence J Rhode, "Alaska, Vital Records, 1816-2005"

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Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English rode (Old English rod, rodu) designating someone who lived by a woodland clearing, or for someone who came from a place so named, such as Road (Somerset), Rhode (Somerset), Road Farm in Colebrook (Devon), Rhode in Halberton (Devon), Roade (Northamptonshire), Rode (Cheshire), and Rodd (Herefordshire).

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a reed bed, from Middle English rode (Old English hrēod). See also Rude and Trude .

German: habitational name from any places called Rhode (Lower Saxony, Rhineland) and Rhoden (Hesse, Saxony-Anhalt, former Silesia).

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

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