Claude Van Wie

10 March 1899–30 May 1980 (Age 81)
New York, United States

The Life of Claude

When Claude Van Wie was born on 10 March 1899, in New York, United States, his father, Jackson Van Wie, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Patience Stillwell, was 40. He married Mae Wright on 2 August 1927, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. He lived in Maryland, Otsego, New York, United States for about 30 years and Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 30 May 1980, in Manatee, Florida, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Palmetto, Manatee, Florida, United States.

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Claude Van Wie
Mae Wright
Marriage: 2 August 1927

Spouse and Children


    Mae Wright


2 August 1927
Chautauqua, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Jackson Van Wie


    Elizabeth Patience Stillwell




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 18

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claude Van Wie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claude Van Wie in household of Elizabeth Van Wie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claud Vanwie in household of Jackson Vanwie, "New York State Census, 1905"

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