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Dr. Clarence Eugene Edgerton, son of Edwin Tracy and Alice Trotti (Sweat) Edgerton.

 

born:

June 6, 1858; Barnwell Co., SC.

died:

May 3, 1928; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.

buried:

Springville Cemetery; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.

 

married:

1:  January 20, 1892; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.

 

Susan Bell

 

born:

September 23, 1863; Georgia.

died:

December 12, 1915; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.

buried:

Springville Cemetery; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.

 

Children:

  1. Edwin Tracy, b. February 10, 1893; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.
  2. Clarence Eugene, b. December 27, 1894; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.
  3. Alvin Thomas, b. November 29, 1897; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.
  4. Annie Shirley, b. November 29, 1897; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.

 

 

 

 

married:

2:  December 23, 1917; Shreveport, Caddo Co., LA.

 

Daisy Belle Gardner, daughter of Alonzo and Doris Gardner.

 

born:

April 18, 1887; Shelby Co., IL.

died:

April 3, 1967; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.

buried:

Springville Cemetery; Coushatta, Red River Co., LA.

 

Children:

  1. Alonzo Freeman.
  2. Daisy Belle.
  3. Mary Frances.

 


The household of Clarence Edgerton was recorded in the 1900 Federal Census of Ward 1, Red River County, Louisiana (pg. 1; dwelling #13; family #13; enum. June 1900), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Birthdate & place

Age

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

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Clarence Edgerton

head

June 1858

SC

42

M 8y

SC

SC

Susie

wife

Nov. 1865

GA

34

M 8y

GA

GA

Tracey

son

Feb. 1892

LA

8

S

SC

GA

Clarence

son

Dec. 1894

LA

5

S

SC

GA

Shirley

dau.

Nov. 1897

LA

2

S

SC

GA

Alvin

son

Nov. 1897

LA

2

S

SC

GA

Willis Allen

servant

unk. 1834

LA

65

S

LA

LA

 

According to the above census record, Susan was the mother of four children, all of whom were still living.  Clarence’s occupation was listed as “Doctor”

 

Thomas Edgerton Van Ness has provided the following abstract of Clarence Eugene Edgerton’s Death Certificate (Louisiana State Death Certificate #6725):

 

Year:

1928

Wife:

Daisy Gardner

DOB:

6/6/1958, Bamberg, SC

Occupation:

Physician

Father:

E. T. Edgerton, b. SC

Mother:

Miss Annie Sweat, b. SC

DOD:

5/3/1928, Coushatta, LA

Informant: 

L. W. Stephens

Burial:

Springville