Claudia Ledford

23 August 1881–27 February 1957 (Age 75)
Boone, Indiana, United States

The Life of Claudia

When Claudia Ledford was born on 23 August 1881, in Boone, Indiana, United States, her father, William M. Ledford, was 35 and her mother, Sarah A. Miller, was 28. She married John P. Lutz on 16 April 1907, in York, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 27 February 1957, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

John P. Lutz
Claudia Ledford
Marriage: 16 April 1907
Rex Edward Lutz
Verlon Lutz

Spouse and Children

16 April 1907
York, Nebraska, United States


    Rex Edward Lutz


    Verlon Lutz


Parents and Siblings

    William M. Ledford


    Sarah A. Miller




    Dora A Ledford


    Charles Frank Ledford


    Martha M Ledford




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from either of two places called Lydford, in Devon and Somerset. The first is named with the river name Lyd (from Old English hlȳde ‘noisy stream’) + Old English ford, i.e. ‘ford over the Lyd river’.Lydford in Somerset was named ‘ford over the noisy stream’, from Old English hlȳde + ford.

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

Sources (3)

  • Cloddie L Ledford, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Cloddie L Ledford in entry for John P Lutz, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Cloddie L. Ledford in entry for John P. Lutz, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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