Clarence B. Wetherbee

26 April 1869–4 June 1949 (Age 80)
Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clarence B.

When Clarence B. Wetherbee was born on 26 April 1869, in Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, United States, his father, John James Wetherbee, was 40 and his mother, Lydia J. Suylandt, was 38. He married Cleo Janet Cottrell on 12 October 1890, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States. He lived in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 June 1949, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence B. Wetherbee
Cleo Janet Cottrell
Marriage: 12 October 1890

Spouse and Children

12 October 1890
Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Emma J Wetherbee


    Hiram Wetherbee


    Charley Wetherbee




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 10

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Weatherby .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clarrance Weathabee in household of Jno Weathabee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clarance B Weatherby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence B Weatherby, "United States Census, 1920"

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