I have been researching the Scaddens of Grass Valley.Clifford's father, Charles, was married to Elizabeth Scadden.I will be posting a family tree to either this site or Rootsweb in the near future.
I've also done some research at the Nevada County historical libraries, and found the following obituaries for Clifford Carveth and his mother, Elizabeth.Hope this is of some help to you.
The Grass Valley Union December 17, 1967
Grass Valley Native Clifford Carveth Dies
Clifford C. Carveth, retired Bank of America employee, died early this morning at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Carveth was born in Grass Valley 71 years ago and spent all his life in this area.
He served in France during World War I and worked first for the Empire mine. When the old Nevada County Bank opened form business, he became an employee. He stayed with the bank when it became the First National and later the Bank of America.
Mr. Carveth retired after working for the Bank of America for 37 years. After his retirement he was employed by the Inter-County Title Co.
He was a long time member and in later years and honorary member of Protective Hose Co. No. 1, Grass Valley. He was a past master of Madison Lodge No. 23, F&AM, past exalted ruler of the Grass Valley Elks and treasurer of the tuberculosis association.
In his youth Mr. Carveth was one of the area’s finest athletes, playing baseball and basketball. He was center on the Grass Valley Golds, a basketball team which toured all of California years ago.
Mr. Carveth was a charter member of Nevada County Country Club and many times the club champion.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine Carveth, Grass Valley; a son, Phillip Carveth, Grass Valley; two brothers in Auburn, Alvin and Charles Carveth, and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hooper and Weaver chapel with the Rev. Franklin Dalton of Emmanuel Episcopal Church officiating. Interment will be in the Grass Valley Masonic cemetery.
(Note: His mother, Elizabeth Scadden Carveth, had passed away in March of 1967)
ELIZABETH SCADDEN (CARVETH)
The Grass Valley Union Tuesday, March 21, 1967
Elizabeth Carveth Last of Scadden Family, Passes
Elizabeth A. Carveth, 88, a native Grass Valleyan and last survivor of the prominent early day Scadden family of Nevada City, died this morning at the Nevada General Hospital, where she had been a patient since August, 1966.
A member of aurora Chapter No. 40, Order of the Eastern Star and Manzanita Parlor, Native Daughters of the golden West, she is survived by three sons, Clifford of Grass Valley, Alvin and Charles, both of Auburn; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hooper-Weaver chapel with interment following in the family plot at the Grass Valley Masonic Cemetery.