Lee Raymond Anders

1897–1967 (Age 70)
Quitman, Wood, Texas, United States

The Life of Lee Raymond

When Lee Raymond Anders was born on 8 August 1897, in Quitman, Wood, Texas, United States, his father, Turner McWillie Anders, was 25 and his mother, Minnie C Vaughan, was 19. He married Velma E. Amason on 6 February 1918, in Quitman, Wood, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Wood, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 16 October 1967, in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mineola, Wood, Texas, United States.

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Lee Raymond Anders
Velma E. Amason
Marriage: 6 February 1918
Dow McWillie Anders
Delilah Grace Anders
Dorothy Faye Anders

Spouse & Children

6 February 1918
Quitman, Wood, Texas, United States


  • Dow McWillie Anders


  • Delilah Grace Anders


  • Dorothy Faye Anders


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German and Scottish: from the personal name Anders, vernacular form of Andreas . The German name is also found in Poland and has yielded a family name in Czech (Anderš).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Raymon Anders in household of Lorenza D Amason, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond Anders in household of Dow Amason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Raymond Andrews in household of T M Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"

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