Arvel Franklin Anderson Jr.

#5800, b. 27 Nov 1926, d. 2 Nov 2016
Last Edited:28 Sep 2017
FatherWilliam Arvel Franklin Anderson b. 2 Jan 1896, d. 7 Sep 1970
MotherTrella Marie Barnhisel b. 13 Dec 1904, d. 21 Mar 1994
Relationships6th great-grandson of Valentine Berndheisell
2nd great-grandson of Absalom Davis

Child of Arvel Franklin Anderson Jr. and Stanalene Gay Skidmore

Outline of Life Events:

OccupationHe was a civil rights lawyer, working in New York for several years, then in Washington, D.C. until his retirement.
BirthArvel Franklin Anderson Jr. was born on 27 Nov 1926 at Liberty, Clay County, MO.1,2
Census1930, sonOrvel Anderson Jr. (given age 3 5/12) was enumerated as a son of Arvel F. Anderson (given age 34) on the 1930 Census. They lived at 1411 South Edith Street at Chanute, Neosho County, KS.2
Census1940, sonArvel Anderson Jr (given age 13) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a son of Arvel Anderson (given age 44), living at 1028 East Sixteenth at Pittsburg, Crawford County, KS. He attended school, and had completed the 8th grade.3
MarriageArvel Franklin Anderson Jr. married first Stanalene Gay Skidmore on 27 Apr 1950 at Morgantown, Monongalia County, WV.1,4
DivorceArvel Franklin Anderson Jr. and Stanalene Gay Skidmore were divorced.4
ResidenceAt the time of his brother Jim's death in 1999, Arvel Franklin Anderson Jr. lived in Washington, DC.5
DeathHe died at age 89 on 2 Nov 2016 in Washington, DC.6
BurialHe was buried at Quantico National Cemetery in Quantico, Prince William County, VA.6,7


  1. [S341] Unknown author. "Family group sheets from Grandma's Indiana trip, ca1980."
  2. [S661] 1930 U.S. Census. KS. Neosho County. population schedule.
  3. [S1031] 1940 U.S. Census. KS. Crawford County. population schedule.
  4. [S647] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Feb 1985.
  5. [S656] San Diego Union-Tribune. San Diego, CA.
  6. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online
  7. [S1840] Funeral program. McLaughlin Funeral Home, Washington, DC. Copy held by Joyce Rivette.