Clarence E. Arnold

4 May 1883–July 1951 (Age 68)
Van Buren Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clarence E.

When Clarence E. Arnold was born on 4 May 1883, in Van Buren Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States, his father, Thompson Arnold, was 44 and his mother, Britta Ann Wheeler, was 37. He married Jessie Smithey on 24 December 1916, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Moral Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in July 1951, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Clarence E. Arnold
Jessie Smithey
Marriage: 24 December 1916
John Lewis Arnold

Spouse and Children

24 December 1916
Shelby, Indiana, United States


    John Lewis Arnold


Parents and Siblings

    Thompson Arnold


    Britta Ann Wheeler




    Arch Arnold


    Alvin Arnold


    Clarence Arnold




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 18

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Arnold in household of Britta A Arnold, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence Arnold in household of Thompson Arnold, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence E Arnold in household of Thompson Arnold, "United States Census, 1900"

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