Claude Lawrence Spivey

28 November 1882–21 February 1931 (Age 48)
Montague, Montague, Texas, United States

The Life of Claude Lawrence

When Claude Lawrence Spivey was born on 28 November 1882, in Montague, Montague, Texas, United States, his father, Jefferson Lorenzo Spivey, was 31 and his mother, Martha Virginia "Jennie" McLarean, was 21. He married Sarah Lillian Price in 1903, in Sulphur, Murray, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Reeves, Texas, United States in 1910 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 21 February 1931, at the age of 48, and was buried in Marlow, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Lawrence Spivey
Sarah Lillian Price
Marriage: 1903
Dahlia J Spivey
Sara Virginia Spivey
Geraldine Spivey

Spouse and Children

Sulphur, Murray, Oklahoma, United States


    Dahlia J Spivey


    Sara Virginia Spivey


    Geraldine Spivey


Parents and Siblings



    Elmer "Elmo" Spivey


    Horace Ludlow Spivey



    Myrl M. Spivey



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 12

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from a medieval personal name, Spivey.

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

Sources (3)

  • Claude L Spivey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude L Spivey in household of Jefferson L Spivey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claude L Spivey in household of Merritt Scott, "United States Census, 1910"

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