Charles Edward Fair

5 April 1892–21 February 1965 (Age 72)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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

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8 October 1927
York, Pennsylvania, United States

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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

1 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.2 Irish: translation of Gaelic fionn ‘fair’, which Woulfe describes as ‘a descriptive epithet that supplanted the real surname’, or a reduced 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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Sources (3)

  • Charles Fair in household of Amos Fair, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chas E Fair in household of Amos B Fair, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles E Fair in household of Amos B Fair, "United States Census, 1920"

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