Ira Clayton Headley

14 July 1903–14 October 1986 (Age 83)
Blythedale, Harrison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ira Clayton

When Ira Clayton Headley was born on 14 July 1903, in Blythedale, Harrison, Missouri, United States, his father, William Ellis Headley, was 32 and his mother, Emma L Harris, was 22. He married Leola Wilhemina Renken on 20 July 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Kit Carson, Colorado, United States for about 5 years and Kelly Township, Cooper, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 14 October 1986, at the age of 83, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Clayton Headley
1903–1986
Leola Wilhemina Renken
1907–1933
Marriage: 20 July 1925
Arline Jackqueline Headley
1928–2006

Spouse and Children

    Male1903–1986Male

    Leola Wilhemina Renken

    Female1907–1933Female

MARRIAGE
20 July 1925
children

(1)

    Arline Jackqueline Headley

    Female1928–2006Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Ellis Headley

    Male1871–1948Male

    Emma L Harris

    Female1881–Female

siblings

(3)

    Anita B Headley

    Female1903–Female

    Male1903–1986Male

    Catherine C Headley

    Female1906–Female

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 6

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1927

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of various places, for example in Hampshire, Surrey, Worcestershire, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English hǣð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. 2. variant spelling of Hedley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ira C Headley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ira C Headley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ira Hammond in household of E C Hammond, "United States Census, 1910"

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