Claude Elwood Williams

18 May 1877–9 September 1962 (Age 85)
Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States

The Life of Claude Elwood

When Claude Elwood Williams was born on 18 May 1877, in Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry Clay Williams, was 27 and his mother, Anna Cindarella Patterson, was 25. He lived in Clay Township, Holt, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 September 1962, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States.

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Claude Elwood Williams
Ida Lenz

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Clay Williams


    Anna Cindarella Patterson




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claud E Williams in household of Henry C Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claud Williams in household of Henry C Williams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Claude Elwood Williams, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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