Clarice Lamar Abney

12 July 1901–10 May 2002 (Age 100)
Jefferson, Texas, United States

The Life of Clarice Lamar

When Clarice Lamar Abney was born on 12 July 1901, in Jefferson, Texas, United States, her father, George Relephord Abney, was 32 and her mother, Lola Agatha Sloane, was 32. She had at least 1 son with Tillman Humphrey Maddox. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 10 May 2002, in Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States, at the age of 100.

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Tillman Humphrey Maddox
Clarice Lamar Abney
Randi Marc Maddox

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    Randi Marc Maddox


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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 4

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Age 28

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Abney, from the Old English personal name Abba (+ genitive -n) + Old English ēg ‘island’. The surname is now much more common in the U.S. than in England.

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

Sources (2)

  • Clarice Abney in household of G R Abney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarnece Lamar Abney in entry for Randi Marc Maddox, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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