Clara Edna Burnette

8 January 1893–24 January 1987 (Age 94)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Clara Edna

Clara Edna Burnette was born on 8 January 1893, in Alabama, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Clifford Samuel Norwood. She lived in Election Precinct 5, Choctaw, Alabama, United States for about 30 years. She died on 24 January 1987, in Choctaw, Alabama, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Butler, Choctaw, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clifford Samuel Norwood
Clara Edna Burnette
Cyril E Norwood
Clair C Norwood
Christine Norwood Turner
Cecile Norwood
Manon Marie Norwood

Spouse and Children



    Cyril E Norwood


    Clair C Norwood


    Christine Norwood Turner


    Cecile Norwood


    Manon Marie Norwood


World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 2

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

French:1. descriptive nickname from Old French burnete ‘brown’ ( see Burnett ). 2. possibly also a reduced form of Buronet , from a diminutive of Old French buron ‘hut’, ‘shack’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara E Norwood in household of Clifford Norwood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Norwood in household of Cliff S Norwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara Norwood in household of Clifford S Norwood, "United States Census, 1910"

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