Clovis Buse, born 27 September 1891, Lee County, Mississippi and Minnie Caroline Merideth, born 07 January 1897, Webb City, Franklin County, Arkansas went together for four years before they married 09 August 1914 in Stuart, Hughes County, Oklahoma. Clovis was 22 and Minnie was 17 at the time of their marriage. Clovis and Minnie (Merideth) Buse had the following children: Lois Alberta, Myrtle Leno, Lloyd George, Curtis Henry, Lou Ellen, and Joyce Dean Buse.
Minnie Caroline Merideth was the daughter of Rev. William Riley Merideth and Lou Eller Tucker. Clovis and Minnie (Merideth) Buse had a daughter, Lois Alberta Buse, who married Arlie Lee Cotton. Clovis and Minnie Buse moved from Oklahoma to Cutler, California in 1946. Clovis was a farmer and Minnie was a homemaker.