Claudia Bell Hart

19 March 1900–October 1991 (Age 91)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Claudia Bell

When Claudia Bell Hart was born on 19 March 1900, in Alabama, United States, her father, Robert Henry Hart, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Barrow, was 34. She married William Franklin Sowell on 24 December 1922, in Escambia, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Brewton, Escambia, Alabama, United States for about 20 years and Election Precinct 3 Brewton, Escambia, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died in October 1991, at the age of 91.

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William Franklin Sowell
Claudia Bell Hart
Marriage: 24 December 1922
Henry Sowell
Voncile Sowell
Rev Wilmer Lee Sowell

Spouse and Children

24 December 1922
Escambia, Alabama, United States


    Henry Sowell


    Voncile Sowell


    Rev Wilmer Lee Sowell


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Barrow




+2 More Children

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.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 12

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English and North German: from a personal name or nickname meaning ‘stag’, Middle English hert, Middle Low German hërte, harte.2 German: variant spelling of Hardt 1 and 2.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or a nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claudia Sanell in household of Willia Sanell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claudia Sowell in household of M F Sowell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claudie Bell Hart in household of Robert H Hart, "United States Census, 1910"

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