Clarence Ashley Tesson

1886–1943 (Age 57)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Clarence Ashley

When Clarence Ashley Tesson was born on 16 January 1886, in Missouri, United States, his father, James E. Tesson, was 29 and his mother, Mary E. Ashley, was 28. He lived in High Rolls, Otero, New Mexico Territory, United States in 1910 and Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 January 1943, at the age of 56, and was buried in Sappington, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Clarence Ashley Tesson
Margarite A Wark

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • James E. Tesson


  • Mary E. Ashley




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 18

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarence A Tesson in household of William H Woods, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence A Tesson in household of James Tesson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clarence A Tesson, "United States Census, 1930"

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