Albon Claude Hypes

13 December 1894–28 March 1968 (Age 73)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Albon Claude

When Albon Claude Hypes was born on 13 December 1894, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Watson Hypes, was 29 and his mother, Mary Etta Britts, was 28. He married Lucy Pet Keffer on 13 September 1913, in Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Alleghany, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Craig, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 28 March 1968, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Craig Springs, Craig, Virginia, United States.

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Albon Claude Hypes
Lucy Pet Keffer
Marriage: 13 September 1913
Edith Lillian Hypes
Eva Claudine Hypes

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  • Marriage
    13 September 1913Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched
    Age 5
    On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Heibst: unexplained. The surname Heibst has apparently died out in Germany, but it is still found in Alsace, France. Compare Hipes .History: It was Johann Nicholas Heibst from Bingen in Germany whose descendants bear the surnames Hypes and Hipes. He came to North America c. 1750 and died in Botetourt County, VA, in 1802.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Claude Hypes, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Alvin Claude Hypes in entry for Richard Byrd Garman and Eva Claudine Hypes, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Claude Hypes in entry for Eva Hypes Garman, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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