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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Family Time Line

Claudius Earle Word
1883–1944
Rosa Isoleth Adams
1884–1961
David Kibler Word
1906–1923
Velma Susan Word
1911–1980
Marion R. Word
1914–1918
Claude Earle Word
1925–1984
Harold Merle Word
1926–1994

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Word

    Male1850–1906Male

    Mary Elizabeth Corbett

    Female1858–1917Female

siblings

(10)

    Male1883–1944Male

    James William Word

    Male1885–Male

    James Word

    Male1886–Male

    Sara Elizabeth Buchanan

    Female1887–1951Female

    Sarah Elizabeth Word

    Female1888–1951Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

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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