Claude Joseph Rountree1

M, #42848, b. May 7, 1877, d. Apr 13, 1974
Father*Simeon Joseph Rountree1 b. Mar 9, 1839, d. Jun 1, 1893
Mother*Sarah Ellen Hayes1 b. circa 1842, d. circa 1896
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Chronological Events

Birth*May 7, 1877 Claude Joseph Rountree was born on May 7, 1877 at Sunbury, Gates County, North Carolina, United States.1,2,3 
 He was the son of Simeon Joseph Rountree and Sarah Ellen Hayes.1 
Name VariationMay 7, 1877 Claude Joseph Rountree was also known as Claude Joseph Rountrey. 
Twin* Claude and Hubert Hayes Rountree Sr. were Twins. 
Marriage*Dec 12, 1899 Claude Joseph Rountree married Florence Virginia Halstead on Dec 12, 1899 at Norfolk, City of Norfolk, Virginia, United States.2 
Death*Apr 13, 1974 Claude Joseph Rountree died on Apr 13, 1974, at age 96 at Chesapeake, City of Chesapeake, Virginia, United States.4,2 
ObituaryApr 15, 1974  OBITUARY: Claude Joseph Rountrey, 96, of 915 Oaklette Drive, Indian River, a retired form man of M.E. Stern Co. died Saturday in a nursing home.
A native of Gates County, N.C., he was a member of the Men's Bible Class of Oaklette United Methodist Church.
Survivors include four sons, Halstead Rountrey and W. Franklin Rountrey of Chesapeake, George W. Rountrey of Virginia Beach, and Claude J. Rountrey Jr. of Ormond Beach, Fla.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in Oaklette United Methodist Church by the Rev. John Teter and the Rev. R. H. Potts III. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery. The body will be in church at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Heart Fund or Oaklette Church Memorial Fund.

Published in The Virginian Pilot Monday April 15, 1974
ROUNTREY, CLAUDE JOSEPH - At a Chesapeake nursing home Saturday night, CLAUDE JOSEPH ROUNTREY, husband of the late Florence Halstead Rountrey, and son of the late Simeon and Mrs. Sarah Hayes Rountrey, in the 97th year of his age. The body will be taken from Francis A. Gay Funeral Home to Oaklette United Methodist Church for a Funeral Service Tuesday (today) at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Heart Fund or Oaklette United Methodist Church Memorial Fund are suggested by the family.

Published in The Virginian Pilot Tuesday April 16, 1974.5
Burial*Apr 16, 1974 He was buried on Apr 16, 1974 at Magnolia Cemetery, Norfolk, City of Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 106241299
Plot: Block E Lot 8.6 


Florence Virginia Halstead b. Feb 2, 1875, d. Oct 25, 1946


  1. [S929] J. G. Rountree II, Book - Rowntree & Rountree 1521-1953.
  2. [S802] Site -, online
  3. [S4095] State of Virginia, Death Record - Virginia -
  4. [S815], online
  5. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
  6. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States, #79. Also check, Death Certificates &
  7. [S79] Gravestones - Find-A-Grave, online