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William Anthony "Bill" Claiborne
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1887
Arlington
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1960
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA

Bill Claiborne was born to Confederate Veteran John Alexander Claiborne (1844-1918) and Elizabeth Adelaide (Taylor) Claiborne of Haywood County, Tennessee(1845-1895),who married in Brownsville 16 December 1866. They started their family in Arlington, Shelby County, and William Anthony Claiborne was their youngest child. He attended Mississippi A&M in Starkville, Mississippi. He then joined the U.S. Army 1917 and was sent to Morton, Washington to cut trees in the Mount St. Helens area for aircraft material. He was stationed at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia when he met Lottie Lyle through the Methodist Church, and they married in Chattanooga April 2, 1923. He was a plumber and pipe fitter by trade, and worked on the Rock Island project in Center Hill Tennessee, and then the Ocoee Dam. He and Lottie's first son died in infancy; their son Jefferson Lyle Claiborne was born January 8, 1928. The widowed William Claiborne lived with his son in his last years. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Alexander Claiborne (1844 - 1918)
  Elizabeth Adelaide Taylor Claiborne (1845 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Lottie Lou Lyle Claiborne (1884 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Taylor Claiborne (1870 - 1936)*
  Anne Peete Claiborne (1872 - 1872)*
  Frederick Battle Claiborne (1873 - 1938)*
  Lewis Edmund Claiborne (1875 - 1948)*
  Mary Elizabeth Claiborne (1878 - 1968)*
  Robert Lee Claiborne (1884 - 1890)*
  William Anthony Claiborne (1887 - 1960)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Tynes Claiborne
Record added: Dec 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82469623
William Anthony Bill Claiborne
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William Anthony Bill Claiborne
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Thank you for your sacrifice and service to our great country.
- Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
 Added: Oct. 30, 2013
World War I veteran. Served in lumber camp, Morton, Washington State.
- Barbara Tynes Claiborne
 Added: Oct. 25, 2013
 
 
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