Claude Wright Barbrey

27 March 1895–10 May 1953 (Age 58)
Piney Grove Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Claude Wright

When Claude Wright Barbrey was born on 27 March 1895, in Piney Grove Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Lucius B Barbrey, was 25 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Byrd, was 42. He married Stella Powell on 18 September 1915, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Westbrooks Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 10 May 1953, in Clinton, Sampson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Springvale Cemetery, Clinton, Sampson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Wright Barbrey
Stella Powell
Marriage: 18 September 1915
Lettie Helen Barbrey
Adise Powell Barbrey
Marvin Dennis Barbrey
Hubert Ray Barbrey
Dallas Rudolph Barbrey

Spouse and Children

18 September 1915
Sampson, North Carolina, United States



    Adise Powell Barbrey


    Marvin Dennis Barbrey


    Hubert Ray Barbrey


    Dallas Rudolph Barbrey


Parents and Siblings

    Lucius B Barbrey


    Mary Elizabeth Byrd




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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 2

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 17

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

English (Cornwall): variant spelling of Barbary .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claude Barbrey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claud R Barbrey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude Barbrey, "United States Census, 1920"

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