Cleveland Anders

1893–1960 (Age 66)
Grayson, Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Cleveland

When Cleveland Anders was born on 23 May 1893, in Grayson, Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, Jasper Joseph Anders Jr, was 31 and his mother, Thursia J Bedwell, was 29. He married Ethel Bedwell about 1915. He lived in Gap Civil Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States in 1910. He died in 1960, at the age of 67.

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Cleveland Anders
Ethel Bedwell
Marriage: about 1915

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  • Male1893–1960Male

  • Ethel Bedwell


about 1915

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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

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 3

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Cleveland Andrews in household of Jasper Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cleveland Anders in household of Jasper Anders, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cleve Andrews, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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