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Anderson, Ruth Byrd

Female 1911 - 2009  (97 years)


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  • Name Anderson, Ruth Byrd  [1
    Born 22 Sep 1911  Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 5543 
    Died 8 Feb 2009  Waynesboro, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5467  Caswell County
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 

    Father Anderson, George Andrew,   b. 30 Nov 1869, Anderson, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1945, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Slade, Mary Elizabeth,   b. 21 Jul 1873, Purley, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1939, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 May 1897 
    Reference Number 39690 
    Family ID F2665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F2827  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Photos
    Anderson Family Group Photograph
    Anderson Family Group Photograph

  • Notes 
    • Ruth Byrd Anderson (1911-2009)

      Clerk's Office by Dunford

      Anderson Family 1928

      (for larger image, click on photograph)
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      First Photograph: Caswell County Clerk of Superior Court 1930s. Left to Right: Ruth Byrd Anderson; Clerk George Andrew Anderson; Mary Slade Anderson Horton; and Caswell County Sheriff John Yancey Gatewood. The two ladies are daughters of Clerk Anderson. Photograph provided to the Caswell County Historical Association by Maud Florance Gatewood, daughter of Caswell County Sheriff John Yancey Gatewood.

      Second Photograph: Anderson Family of Caswell County North Carolina, About 1928. Bottom Row L to R: James Ezekiel Anderson, Ruth Byrd Anderson Howze, George Andrew Anderson Jr. Top Row L to R: John Quintin Anderson, George Andrew Anderson, Mary Elizabeth Slade Anderson, Kenneth Gordon Anderson, Myrtle Lee Smith Anderson, Mary Slade Anderson Horton, William Banks Horton.
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      Clerk of Court's Office (1930's)
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      Ruth Anderson Howze, 97 years old, passed away Sunday, February 8, 2009 at Summit Square retirement home in Waynesboro, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband Lucien H. Howze; daughter in law, Joyce Kidd Howze; sister, Mary Slade Horton of Yanceyville, NC; brothers, John Quinton Anderson and Ezekial Anderson of Yanceyville, NC, Kenneth Anderson of Durham, NC, and George A. Anderson of Greensboro, NC. She is survived by her only son, Larry Holmes Howze; daughter in law, Cassandra L. Kauffman-Howze of Charlottesville, VA; granddaughter, Holly Slade Howze of Richmond, VA; and sister in law, Sallie Anderson of Yanceyville, NC.

      Ruth's nieces and nephews include: Mary Susan Ross, Andy Anderson, and Melissa Anderson of Greensboro, NC; Mary Leggette, and John Anderson of Durham, NC; Roger Anderson of Raleigh,N,C, Kenneth G. Anderson of Jacksonville, FL.; and Bird Baldwin of Wyoming.

      Ruth was the daughter of George A. and Betty Slade Anderson of Yanceyville, NC. Her father, George was superintendent of Caswell County schools and Clerk of Court for the Superior Court of Caswell County. The family owned several properties in the county and were prominent in Caswell County affairs.

      A memorial service will be held, Saturday, March 14th, at the Slade/Anderson family cemetery. Memorials may be made in her honor to the Caswell County Historical Association.
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      1930 US Census
      Name: Ruth Anderson
      Age: 18
      Estimated birth year: abt 1912
      Relation to head-of-house: Daughter
      Father's Name: George A Anderson
      Mother's Name: Mary E Anderson
      Home in 1930: Yanceyville, Caswell, North Carolina

  • Sources 
    1. Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 89 (Article #16 "George A. Anderson" by George A. Anderson, Jr.).