Bessie Lee Klyce

Brief Life History of Bessie Lee

When Bessie Lee Klyce was born on 22 November 1897, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Henry Hyneman Klyce, was 26 and her mother, Laura Lee Sutton, was 32. She married Ivan Daniel Anderson on 25 April 1918, in New Bern, Craven, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States in 1910 and Wilkesboro Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1950. She died on 27 December 1985, in North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mountlawn Memorial Park, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ivan Daniel Anderson
1896–1985
Bessie Lee Klyce
1897–1985
Marriage: 25 April 1918
Vania LaFlo Anderson
1919–2014
Bessie Lee Anderson
1922–2021

Sources (18)

  • Bessie Anderson, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Bessie Lee Klyoe, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Bessie Lee Anderson, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

World Events (8)

1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

1920 · Women Get the Vote

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kleis .

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

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