Clifford Eugene Deaton

2 October 1897–17 April 1995 (Age 97)
Springer, Pickens, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States

The Life of Clifford Eugene

When Clifford Eugene Deaton was born on 2 October 1897, in Springer, Pickens, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States, his father, John Alexander Deaton, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth (Bettie) Louise Poage, was 39. He married Leni Leoti Clark on 12 July 1922, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wichita, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 17 April 1995, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, at the age of 97.

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Clifford Eugene Deaton
Leni Leoti Clark
Marriage: 12 July 1922
Clifford Eugene Deaton Jr.

Spouse and Children

12 July 1922
Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States


    Clifford Eugene Deaton Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    John Alexander Deaton


    Elizabeth (Bettie) Louise Poage





    Jennie Lee Deaton


    Roberta C. Deaton



    Lena Edna Deaton


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Deighton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clifford Deaton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clifford E Deaton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clifford E Deaton in household of John A Deaton, "United States Census, 1910"

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