Claudius Earle Word

28 August 1883–20 November 1944 (Age 61)
Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Claudius Earle

When Claudius Earle Word was born on 28 August 1883, his father, John Thomas Word, was 33 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Corbett, was 25. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Rosa Isoleth Adams. He died on 20 November 1944, in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Laurens, South Carolina, United States.

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Claudius Earle Word
Rosa Isoleth Adams
David Kibler Word
Velma Susan Word
Marion R. Word
Claude Earle Word
Harold Merle Word

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Word


    Mary Elizabeth Corbett





    James William Word


    James Word


    Sara Elizabeth Buchanan


    Sarah Elizabeth Word


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Dutch van der Woord, a habitational name from places named Woord, Woerd, or Word.

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

Sources (3)

  • Claude E Ward, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude E Word, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Claude Word in household of John T Word, "United States Census, 1900"

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