George Vanderbilt Anglin

10 June 1891–12 May 1971 (Age 79)
Cane River, Yancey, North Carolina, United States

The Life of George Vanderbilt

When George Vanderbilt Anglin was born on 10 June 1891, in Cane River, Yancey, North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Johnson Anglin, was 31 and his mother, Katherine Maria Lucas, was 32. He married Floy Viola Banks on 3 January 1916, in Yancey, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Yancey, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Burnsville, Yancey, North Carolina, United States for about 51 years. He died on 12 May 1971, in Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Burnsville, Yancey, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Vanderbilt Anglin
Floy Viola Banks
Marriage: 3 January 1916
Katherine Elizabeth Anglin
Mary Epps Anglin

Spouse and Children

3 January 1916
Yancey, North Carolina, United States


    Katherine Elizabeth Anglin



Parents and Siblings

    Robert Johnson Anglin


    Katherine Maria Lucas




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 6

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish (Co. Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAngluinn ‘descendant of Anglonn’, a personal name from anglonn ‘champion’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George V Anglin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Anglin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George V Anglin in household of R J Anglin, "United States Census, 1910"

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