Caswell County Genealogy

Chandler, Alvis Julian

Male 1918 - 2006  (87 years)

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  • Name Chandler, Alvis Julian  [1
    Born 23 Dec 1918  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 5850 
    Died 3 Feb 2006  Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5773  Caswell County
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2022 

    Father Chandler, Clyde Thomas,   b. 10 Feb 1893, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1956, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Myers, Linnie Myrtle,   b. 15 Feb 1895,   d. 5 Apr 1986  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1918 
    Reference Number 42680 
    Family ID F2984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Neighbors, Edythe Wynne,   b. 15 May 1926,   d. 16 Dec 1989  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1948 
    Reference Number 42668 
     1. Living
    +2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F2981  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Dec 1918 - Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Feb 2006 - Danville, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Bartlett Yancey High School Class of 1936 Reunion Letter
    Bartlett Yancey High School Class of 1936 Reunion Letter

  • Notes 
    • Alvis Julian Chandler (1918-2006)

      1936 BYHS Class Reunion Newspaper Item

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      Bartlett Yancey High School Class of 1936

      Alvis Julian Chandler, first child of Clyde T. and Linnie (Myers) Chandler, married Edythe Neighbors June 27, 1948. She was born May 15, 1926. The had the following children: Joseph Julian Chandler, born 26 December 1949; Thomas Yancey Chandler, born 23 June 1951; and Edward Page Chandler, born 26 June 1956.

      The Caswell Messenger, Wednesday, February 15, 2006
      Alvis Julian Chandler

      Yanceyville, NC--Alvis Julian chandler, of 246 Chandler Road, passed away Friday, February 3, 2006 at Danville Regional Medical Center, following a period of declining health. Born December 23, 1918, in Caswell County, he was the son of the late Clyde T. and Linnie M. Chandler. He worked for 30 years with AG First Farm Credit, was a veteran of World War II and a lifelong member of Yanceyville Presbyterian Church. He was married to the late Edythe Chandler. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn C. Morton and a brother, Carlton Chandler. He is survived by three sons, Joseph J. Chandler, Thomas Y. Chandler both of Blanch, and Edward Page Chandler of Summerfield; and seven grandchildren. A graveside service was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Februa;ry 5, 2006 at Yanceyville Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Harold McElroy, Pastor officiating. Graveside military rites were give by American Legion Post 89. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Yanceyville Presbyterian Church, c/o Linda Watlington, P.O. Box 207, Yanceyville, NC 27379-0207. Harrelson Funeral Service is assisting the Chandler family.

      Name: Alvis Julian Chandler
      Date of Birth: 23 Dec 1918
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth County: Caswell
      Parent1 Name: Clyde Thomas Chandler
      Parent2 Name: Linnie Myrtle Chandler
      Roll Number: B_C021_68003
      Volume: 2
      Page: 1499
      Source: North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000 [database online]. Provo, Utah:, Inc., 2005

      1920 US Census
      Name: Alvis J Chandler
      Age: 1 year 1 month
      Estimated birth year: abt 1918
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Race: White
      Home in 1920: Yanceyville, Caswell, North Carolina
      Sex: Male
      Marital status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
      Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
      Image: 1299

      1930 US Census
      Name: Alvis J Chandler
      Age: 11
      Estimated birth year: abt 1919
      Relation to head-of-house: Son
      Father's Name: Clyde T Chandler
      Mother's Name: Lennie M Chandler
      Home in 1930: Yanceyville, Caswell, North Carolina

      World War II Service Record
      Name: Alvis J. Chandler
      Date of Entrance in Service: January 16, 1941
      Branch of Service: Corps of Engineers, Company B., 606th Army Engineers Camouflage Battalion
      Training Stations: Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Camp Van Dorn, Mississippi; Camp Forrest, Tennessee; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Camp Miles Standish, Massachusetts
      Parents' Name: Mr. and Mrs. Clyde T. Chandler
      Date of Embarkation: January 18, 1945
      Theater of Operations: European
      Medals Earned: American Defense, European Theater, Good Conduct
      Date Returned to United States: June 18, 1945
      Discharged: Camp Shelby, Mississippi, October 30, 1945
      Rank: Staff Sergeant
      Time Served: Four years, seven months
      Present Occupation:

      Source: Service Record Book of Men and Women of Yanceyville, N.C., and Community, Sponsored by the V.F.W. Post No. 7316 (1947-1949)

      Social Security Death Index
      Name: Alvis J. Chandler
      SSN: 244-38-7052
      Last Residence: 27212 Blanch, Caswell, North Carolina
      Born: 23 Dec 1918
      Died: 3 Feb 2006
      State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (Before 1951)

  • Sources 
    1. Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 403-404 (Article #517A, "Joseph Oscar Neighbors Family" by Edythe Neighbors Chandler).