Eller Family Association

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Claude Street POWERS

Claude Street POWERS

Male 1908 - 1975  (66 years)

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  • Name Claude Street POWERS 
    Born 28 Jun 1908  Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Mar 1975  South Hill, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Kenbridge Cemetary Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7  Christian Eller
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2015 

    Father Harvey Street POWERS,   b. 3 Mar 1882, Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1962, Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Addie Maye TERRELL,   b. 27 Oct 1883, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1968, Leesburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1906  Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Vaughan ELLER,   b. 16 Mar 1904, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1979, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1933  Little Church, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harvey Wayne POWERS
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2016 22:44:06 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Powers, Claude Street  (1908-1975)
    Powers, Claude Street (1908-1975)

  • Notes 
    • Claude S. POWERS left the family farm when he was in his teens to work for the Kelly Tire Company in Maryland and so he never completed High School. In the 1940's, he worked for Peoples Drug Stores in Washington. It was there he met and married Helen Eller.
      He joined the Navy during World War II, but quickly received a medical discharge.
      About 1950, he operated a Western Auto store in Chatham, Virginia. Later in the 50's, he returned home to work for Watkins Motor Company selling cars. Later he worked for Carson Ford in Kenbridge and Jackson Motors in Chase City.
      He lost a leg to a circulation problem in 1972. He died from a heart attack.