Amanda Kate Clower

Brief Life History of Amanda Kate

When Amanda Kate Clower was born on 18 July 1884, in Pecan Gap, Delta, Texas, United States, her father, Daniel Morgan Clower Jr., was 38 and her mother, Martha Amanda Simmons, was 30. She married Optimus Marvin Sullivan on 17 December 1906, in Delta, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Delta, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Delta, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 9 January 1970, in Commerce, Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Optimus Marvin Sullivan
Amanda Kate Clower
Marriage: 17 December 1906
Amanda Katherine Sullivan
Clavin Sullivan
Alice Rosemary Sullivan

Sources (10)

  • Kate Sullivan in household of Marve Sullivan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kate Clower, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Amanda Kate Sullivan, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

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1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire, of Norman origin): occupational name for a nailer, from an agent derivative of Old French clou ‘nail’ (compare French Cloutier ).

Americanized form of German Klauer (or the variant Clauer ).

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

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