Flora Elizabeth Anders

1890–1982 (Age 91)
Sparta, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Flora Elizabeth

When Flora Elizabeth Anders was born on 17 June 1890, in Sparta, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jasper Joseph Anders Jr, was 28 and her mother, Thursia J Bedwell, was 26. She married William Malcolm Lovell on 15 November 1930, in Grayson, Virginia, United States. She lived in Gap Civil Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 30 April 1982, in Galax, Grayson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 91.

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Flora Elizabeth Anders
William Malcolm Lovell
Marriage: 15 November 1930

Spouse & Children

15 November 1930
Grayson, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 4

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

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)

  • Lizza Andrews in household of Jasper Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lizzie Anders in household of Jasper Anders, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Flora Elizabeth Anders in entry for Clarence Willard Lovell and Patsy Sue Edmonds, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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