Eighth Generation


2403. Clarence Edison McChristian was born on 6 December 1902 in Wickliffe, Kentucky.2454 1470 On 4 April 1930 he was a Power Plant Engineer in Grand Tower Township, Jackson County, Illinois.1470 About 1943 he was a Columbia Southern Petrochemical Plant worker in Lake Charles, Louisiana.2454,2455 His daughter writes, that he was an Electrical Power Plant Engineer. Clarence died in April 1980 at the age of 77 in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.2456 He was buried at Highland Memory Gardens in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.2455 He has reference number RM 17085.

Clarence Edison McChristian and Verna Louise Felker were married on 10 October 1923 in Cahokia, Illinois.2454 They2454 appeared in the census on 4 April 1930 in Grand Tower Township, Jackson County, Illinois.2457 Verna Louise Felker, daughter of William Frederic Felker and Maude Mirara McCool, was born on 21 March 1904 in Kentucky.2454,2455 Verna's grandson, Thomas writes, "[she] was adopted by the Felkers. My dad (also Thomas Wesley Kirby) spent a decade trying to find her adoption records without success. His ultimate belief was that she was adopted from one of the Orphan Trains of the time." Thomas writes further "Grandma Mac was a wonderful woman, but she cherished Victorian sensibilities." She was buried at Highland Memory Gardens in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. She has reference number RM 17086.

Clarence Edison McChristian-17085 and Verna Louise Felker-17086 had the following children:

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Eva Lorraine McChristian-17087.

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Clarence Edison "Bud" McChristian Jr.-17088.