Charles Edward Hovious

Male30 March 1901–10 July 1970

Brief Life History of Charles Edward

When Charles Edward Hovious was born on 30 March 1901, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, his father, Edward Emmett Hovious, was 26 and his mother, Carrie Elizabeth Moore, was 23. He married Margaret May Badgley on 11 April 1921, in Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Fall Creek MM, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1940. In 1920, at the age of 19, his occupation is listed as conductor - city railway in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. He died on 10 July 1970, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Charles Edward Hovious
Margaret May Badgley
Marriage: 11 April 1921
Charles Raymond Hovious

Sources (12)

  • Charles Hovius, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles E Hovious, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Charles Edward Hovius, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1921Marion, Indiana, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 5

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


    Age 19

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Hovius: Latinized form of Hof , Van Hove or Ten Hove, a topographic name meaning ‘at the (manor) farm’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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