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Claude Mathious SEARS

Male 1880 - 1961  (81 years)


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  • Name Claude Mathious SEARS 
    Born 12 Jun 1880  Anne Arundel County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 1961 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Amy B. Bentley .

      (2) District of Columbia Marriages, 1830-1921:

      Groom's Name: Claude M. Sears
      Groom's Birth Date: 1881
      Groom's Birthplace:
      Groom's Age: 25
      Bride's Name: Ella Bentley
      Bride's Birth Date: 1885
      Bride's Birthplace:
      Bride's Age: 21
      Marriage Date: 19 Sep 1906
      Marriage Place: District Of Columbia
      Groom's Father's Name:
      Groom's Mother's Name:
      Bride's Father's Name:
      Bride's Mother's Name:
      Groom's Race: White
      Groom's Marital Status:
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
      Bride's Race: White
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      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02453-1
      System Origin: District of Columbia-EASy
      Source Film Number: 2108272
      Reference Number: Pg 25 No 34425

      (3) Claude SEARS is listed in a household headed by his father-in-law, John K. BENTLEY, in the 1910 census of Precinct 5, Washington, DC.

      Claude is listed in the 1910 census as a person who was then 29 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1881. According to the 1910 census, he was born in MD, and both of his parents were born in MD. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 4 years.

      Listed with Claude is his wife, Ella M. SEARS, who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1885. According to the 1910 census, she was born in DC, her father was born in WV, and her mother was born in SC. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 4 years and had theretofore given birth to 2 children, both of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Claude is his daughter, Adrien SEARS, who was then 2 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1908. According to the 1910 census, she was born in DC, her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      Also listed with Claude is his daughter, Edith SEARS, who was then 6 months old; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1909. According to the 1910 census, she was born in DC, her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      (4) World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005:

      Name: Claude Mathious Sears
      County: Warwick
      State: Virginia
      Birth Date: 12 Jun 1880
      Race: White
      FHL Roll Number: 1991377
      Draft Board: 2
      Age: 38
      Occupation: Miller
      Nearest Relative: Mrs. Ella Sears
      Height/Build: Medium/Medium
      Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue/Light
      Signature: Claude M. Sears

      (5) A household headed by Claude A. SEARS is listed in the 1920 census of Ward 3, Newport News, VA.

      Claude A. is listed in the 1920 census as a feed company foreman who was then 39 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1881. According to the 1920 census, he was born in MD, and both of his parents were born in MD.

      Listed with Claude A. is his wife, Ella, who was then 35 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1885. According to the 1920 census, she was born in DC, her father was born in WV, and her mother was born in SC.

      Also listed with Claude A. is his daughter, Adriene [?], who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1909. According to the 1920 census, she was born in DC, her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC. [Her first name is listed as Adriana in the index to the 1920 census.]

      Also listed with Claude A. is his daughter, Edith, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1910. According to the 1920 census, she was born in DC, her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      Also listed with Claude A. is his daughter, Louise, who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1912. According to the 1920 census, she was born in DC, her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      Also listed with Claude A. is his daughter, Beatrice, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1914. According to the 1920 census, she was born in VA, her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      Also listed with Claude A. is his daughter, Loney, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1917. According to the 1920 census, she was born in VA, her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      Also listed with Claude A. is his brother-in-law, Charles A. BENTLEY, a stone cutter who was then 34 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1886. According to the 1920 census, he was born in DC, his father was born in WV, and his mother was born in SC. According to the 1920 census, he was then single.

      (6) A household headed by Claude M. SEARS is listed in the 1930 census of Ward 2, Newport News, VA.

      Claude M. is listed in the 1930 census as a shipyard watchman who was then 49 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1881. According to the 1930 census, he was born in MD, and both of his parents were born in MD. According to the 1930 census, he was 26 years of age at his first marriage.

      Listed with Claude M. is his wife, Ella M., who was then 45 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1885. According to the 1930 census, she was born in DC, and both of her parents were born in DC. According to the 1930 census, she was 22 years of age at her first marriage.

      Also listed with Claude M. is his daughter, Catherine H., a stenographer who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1909. According to the 1930 census, she was born in DC, and her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC. [Note by compiler: No daughter named Catherine is listed in Claude's household in the 1910 or 1920 census, although she would have reasonably been expected to have been listed in his household in those censuses because she was reportedly born in about 1909. A daughter named Adrienne (however spelled), who was born in about 1909, is listed in Claude's household in the 1910 and 1920 censuses, but is not listed in his household in the 1930 census. The compiler suspects that Catherine and Adrienne may have been the same person.]

      Also listed with Claude M. is his daughter, Edith T., who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1910. According to the 1930 census, she was born in DC, and her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      Also listed with Claude M. is his daughter, Margaret L., who was then 19 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1911. According to the 1930 census, she was born in DC, and her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      Also listed with Claude M. is his daughter, Beatrice J., who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1915. According to the 1930 census, she was born in DC, and her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      Also listed with Claude M. is his daughter, Loney M., who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1916. According to the 1930 census, she was born in DC, and her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in DC.

      (7) U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database online]: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010:

      Name: Claude Mathious Sears
      Birth Date: 12 Jun 1891
      Birth Place: Anne Arundel, Maryland
      Residence: Newport News, Virginia
      Race: White
      Age: 50
      Occupation: Not listed
      Nearest Relative: Ella M. Sears
      Height/Build: 5'7"/146 lbs.
      Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue/Blonde
      Signature: Claude Mathious Sears

      (8) Social Security Death Index:

      Name: Claude Sears
      SSN: 226-05-0968
      Born: 12 Jun 1891
      Died: Oct 1961
      State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)
    Person ID I25803  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 

    Family Ella M. BENTLEY,   b. Mar 1885, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 Apr 1930  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1906  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Margaret Louise SEARS,   b. 16 Mar 1911, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 2008, Hampton, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)  [natural]
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 16:19:23 
    Family ID F11273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart