Clow Wesley Colbert

30 June 1939–30 November 2009 (Age 70)
Atoka, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Clow Wesley

When Clow Wesley Colbert was born on 30 June 1939, in Atoka, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Johnnie Colbert, was 18 and his mother, Myrtle L Colbert, was 21. He married Ernestine SHIELDS on 13 September 1966, in Grayson, Texas, United States. He died on 30 November 2009, in Atoka, Atoka, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Clow Wesley Colbert
Ernestine SHIELDS
Marriage: 13 September 1966

Spouse and Children

13 September 1966
Grayson, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Johnnie Colbert


    Myrtle L Colbert




World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 2

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

French (Normandy) and English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements kol- (akin to Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’) + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clow Wesley Colbert, "Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010"
  • Clow W Colbert, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011

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