First, get a notebook. Date every notation as you would a diary and your photos. Then start with Clarence's death.The social security death index will give his birth and date of death. They started keeping records in 1964.His name and 1964 will do as a start.From the list they give you you can pick him out, then write them for info. Go to "http://yahoo.com" to get North Carolina newspapers for further info.Don't forget to use the U.S. Archives or the library for census data.Stay on the path.