Claude Thomas Anders

1900–1940 (Age 39)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Claude Thomas

When Claude Thomas Anders was born on 6 March 1900, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Jasper Joseph Anders Jr, was 38 and his mother, Thursia J Bedwell, was 36. He married Sadie Watts on 20 November 1919, in Gilmer Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Sulphur Springs Magisterial District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 10 February 1940, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Fries, Grayson, Virginia, United States.

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Claude Thomas Anders
Sadie Watts
Marriage: 20 November 1919

Spouse & Children

20 November 1919
Gilmer Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 1

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 17

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

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)

  • Claude Anders, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claid Andrews in household of Jasper Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claud Anders in household of Jasper Anders, "United States Census, 1910"

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