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Claud Harrison Anderson

  • Birth 4 May 1898 Gilmer County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 31 May 1967
  • Burial Dawsonville, Dawson County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Thomas Family Plot
  • Memorial ID 13836883

He was the fourth child and third son of John Washington and Amanda (Mandy) Elizabeth REECE Anderson. His paternal grandparents were Benjamin Harrison and Loumanda LOWMSAN Anderson. His maternal grandparents were Dock Franklin and Elvinia TEAL Reece.

Husband of Manilla THOMAS Anderson.
On Feb.7,1920, Claude married Manilla. They had no children.

Claude was a stocky man. There was more than one Claude Anderson in the area, he was known as Big Claude.
Claude was drafted into the army in WWI. When he got yo town to report for duty, the man at the courthouse told the group, "Boys the war is over, and you can go back home."

Claude was a likeable man with a good sense of humor, and was a favorite of his many nieces and nephews.
He lived in Dawson County, GA, on old Highway 19 at the Lumpkin County Line.
Many time's on Sunday, he would walk to Dawsonville to take food to his mother in-law. Claude liked the outdoors and liked to hunt.
He was an excellent shot and once hit a fruit jar lid nailed on the side of his chicken house from a distance of 70 steps with a .22 rifle with straight sights.
Claude was a farmer and a sawmiller. He also worked for the Highway Dept. at one time.
Manilla worked printing the Dawson County Advertiser newspaper with her sister Maude.
Claude was shot to death at his home May 31,1967.
Aged 69 years.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Headstone is mispelled. It is Claude with an "e"

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  • Added: 2 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13836883
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Claud Harrison Anderson (4 May 1898–31 May 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13836883, citing Dawsonville City Cemetery, Dawsonville, Dawson County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Grave Finder (contributor 21319783) .