Chester M Church

16 January 1864–19 February 1939 (Age 75)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Chester M

When Chester M Church was born on 16 January 1864, in Ohio, United States, his father, James Nelson Church, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Ann Halsey, was 25. He married Hattie Bell Shaw on 30 October 1887, in Hardin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ada, Liberty Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 February 1939, in Ada, Hardin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada, Hardin, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester M Church
Hattie Bell Shaw
Marriage: 30 October 1887
Floyd Church
Howard Virgil Church
Magdeline Bula Church
Carlos Dail Church
Chester N. Church

Spouse and Children


    Hattie Bell Shaw


30 October 1887
Hardin, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Nelson Church


    Eliza Ann Halsey





    Eva Church


    Anna Eleanor Church



    Etta Susan Church


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic surname for someone who lived near a church. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’.2 Translation of German Kirch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chester Church, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chester M Church, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester M Church, "United States Census, 1920"

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