Altas Kate Tweed

16 June 1885–13 August 1971 (Age 86)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Altas Kate

Altas Kate Tweed was born on 16 June 1885, in North Carolina, United States. She married Charles Anthony Sams on 24 April 1904, in Madison, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States for about 30 years. She died on 13 August 1971, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Glendale Methodist Cemetery, Glendale, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Anthony Sams
Altas Kate Tweed
Marriage: 24 April 1904
Farold Vaden Sams
Everette Eugene Sams
Robert Charles Sams
Guy George Sams
Myrtle Ruth Sams
Alice Mae Sams
John Neal Sams

Spouse and Children

    Charles Anthony Sams



24 April 1904
Madison, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 12

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 31

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the river Tweed, which flows between northeastern England and southeastern Scotland, and bears a British name of uncertain meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Atlas Sams in household of Charles E Sams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Atlas Sams in household of C Sams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Atlas K Sams, "United States Census, 1940"

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