Fred Edward Cano


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Fred Edward Cano 1 2 3

  • Born: 24 Mar 1890, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Maclovia Rodriquez about 1921
  • Died: 10 Aug 1962, , Monterey, CA at age 72 2 3
  • Buried: Monterey: San Carlos Cemetery, Monterey, CA, USA 2

   FamilySearch ID: L817-H4X.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of His tombstone has "1892" but his brith in all other records is 24 Mar 1890., 1892 and , , CA. 2

2. Newspaper: Santa Cruz Evening News: Wife Gives Lie To Charge That She Was Untrue, 26 Jun 1919, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA. 5 Sensational testimony is the ruling condition in the divorce trial of Ray Duckworth against his wife, Maclovia Duckworth, which is being given its second hearing before Superior Judge Knight today. This afternoon Attorney Adam Barber put the wife and her blind sister and the co-respondent, Fred Cano, on the stand to deny the flat charge of the husband that his wife had had illicit relations with Cano in Salinas. This morning Ernest Lagunas, a witness for the husband, swore that he saw the wife and Cano breaking the highest moral law in the transoby town.
The Duckworths whave been married several years and have two children, one three years of age and the other four months.
The husband has been to war and when he returned soon had entered the divorce court charging his wife with gross indiscretions with Cano. She filed a complaint almost as soon as he did charging him with extreme cruelty. She introduced a picture in evidence which her husband brought back from France in which three young, voluptuous girls reveal their charms completely unadorned. The husband is charged with showing the photograph to children in her presence.

3. Newspaper: Santa Cruz Evening News: Cano Must Put Up Costs: Given Roast By Court, 27 Jun 1919, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA. 6 For the first time in the history of Santa Cruz county a co-respondent in a divorce action must pay all the costs and the attorney fees as the result of litagation which ended yesterday in favor of the aggrieved husband.
Superior Judge Knight late yesterday afternoon rendered the unique decision by which Fred Cano, charged with improper relations with Mrs. Maclovia Duckworth during the absence of the husband, Ray Duckworth, who was serving his country in France, must pay five dollars costs and $30 attorney fees, which according to the judgement were awarded against the wife.
Judge Knight also admitted the justice of the request made by Adam Barber, Mrs. Duckworth's attorney, for extra cost and extra fees, with the result that Cano must also pay these.
The court roasted Cano from the bench, stating that he would always do everything in his power to protect the home for the man who was serving his country in an emergency liek the great war. Judge Knight stated his regrets at not being able to punish Cano for his immoral acts.
By the terms of the interlocutory decree, which is given the husband, the two children, one three years old and the other four months, will remain with the wife. The relief asked in the wife's cross complaint is denied, but she is awarded $20 per month for the support of the children.

4. Census in 1930 in Monterey, Monterey, CA. 1 In the 1930 Census, Maclovia Cano, 28, Mexican, was married to Fred Cano, 40, Mexican. Living with them are John Cano, 18; Robert Cano, 15; Viola Cano, 14; Eddie Cano, 12; Christina Cano, 9; George Cano, 7; and Elanor Cano, 5. Everyone was born in California. [Nore: Sons John and Robert are by Fred's first marriage. Daughter Viola and Eddie were born with surname Duckworth by Maclovia's first husband.].

Fred married Maclovia Rodriquez, daughter of Rodrigues and Garcia, about 1921. (Maclovia Rodriquez was born on 17 Nov 1900 in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, CA,7 died on 19 Sep 1942 in Monterey, Monterey, CA 7 8 and was buried in Monterey: San Carlos Cemetery, Monterey, CA, USA 7.)


1 1930 United States Census, Fred Cano, Monterey, Monterey, California; citing enumeration district (ED) 0028, sheet 10B, family 271.

2 Find A Grave,

3, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), Fred E Cano, 10 Aug 1962.

4 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Fred Edward Cano.

5 Santa Cruz Evening News (Santa Cruz, California.), 26 Jun 1919, page 4.

6 Santa Cruz Evening News (Santa Cruz, California.), 27 Jun 1919, page 4.

7 Find A Grave,

8, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), Maclovia Cano, 1942; citing California Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Section, Sacramento, California.

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