Charles Edward Fair

Male5 April 1892–21 February 1965

Brief Life History of Charles Edward

When Charles Edward Fair was born on 5 April 1892, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Amos Bortner Fair, was 25 and his mother, Grace May Miller, was 18. He married Margie Pauline Lentz on 8 October 1927, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Spring Grove, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 February 1965, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hockessin, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Charles Edward Fair
Margie Pauline Lentz
Marriage: 8 October 1927

Sources (4)

  • Charles Fair in household of Amos Fair, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Edward Fair, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"
  • Charles E Fair in household of Amos B Fair, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1927York, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

    Age 1

    The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 13

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 20

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname meaning ‘handsome, beautiful, fair’, Middle English fair, fayr, Old English fæger. The word was also occasionally used as a personal name in Middle English, applied to both men and women.

    Irish: translation into English of Gaelic fionn ‘fair’, which Woulfe describes as a ‘descriptive epithet that supplanted the real surname’, or a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac F(h)inn, a variant of Mag Fhinn (see McGinn ).

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

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