Claude Wilson Lumley

Male7 November 1907–13 May 1978

Brief Life History of Claude Wilson

When Claude Wilson Lumley was born on 7 November 1907, his father, Benjamin Wilson Lumley, was 27 and his mother, Mary Mollie Ivey, was 21. He lived in District 1412, Laurens, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Wrightsville, Johnson, Georgia, United States in 1960. He died on 13 May 1978, at the age of 70, and was buried in West View Cemetery, Wrightsville, Johnson, Georgia, United States.

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Claude Wilson Lumley
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Sources (5)

  • Claude Lumley in household of Benjamin W Lumley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Claude W Lumley, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"
  • Clyde Lumley in entry for Mr D W Lumley, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 15

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.


Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from Lumley, a place in County Durham, so named from Old English lum(m) ‘pool’ (see Lum 1) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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