Charles E. Stillwell

9 June 1872–
Camden, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Charles E.

When Charles E. Stillwell was born on 9 June 1872, in Camden, New Jersey, United States, his father, Charles Glenmore Stillwell, was 25 and his mother, Jennett Hooper, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Charles Glenmore Stillwell
1847–1913
Jennett Hooper
1848–1895
Agnes Stillwell
1868–
John A. Stillwell
1871–
Elizabeth Stillwell
1876–
Charles E. Stillwell
1872–
Laura Stillwell
1872–
Arther Stillwell
1874–1874
Calista Stillwell
1875–
Bertha Stillwell
1877–
Howard Stillwell
1880–
Albert G. Stillwell
1881–1919
Phoebe A. Stillwell
1883–

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1879

Age 7

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English stille ‘calm’, ‘quiet’, + welle ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or possibly a habitational name from a minor place, now lost, of which the first element may have been Old English stigel, stigol ‘stile’, ‘steep place’.

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

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