Sam Claude Gilpin

Brief Life History of Sam Claude

When Sam Claude Gilpin was born on 12 November 1889, in Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United States, his father, William A. Gilpin, was 24 and his mother, Lue B. Marlow, was 21. He married Rosie May Allen on 31 August 1930, in Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States. He lived in Seneca - Cayuga Reservation, Indian Territory, United States in 1900 and Election District 12 Reliance, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 23 April 1943, in Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Rock Springs Cemetery, Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know Sam Claude? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Sam Claude Gilpin
Rosie May Allen
Marriage: 31 August 1930

Sources (10)

  • Sam Gilpin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sam C. Gilpin, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
  • Sam C Gilpin, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.


Historical Boundaries: 1872: Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States 1890: Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States


St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This surname is found mainly in Devon and Yorkshire.

Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fionn ‘son of the fair-haired lad’. In Ulster, the name may be of northern English origin (see 1 above).

History: A family of this name (see 1 above) is recorded in the 13th century in south Westmorland; it apparently gave its name to the River Gilpin there.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.