Charles E. Stillwell

Male9 June 1872–

Brief Life History 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 25.

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Charles Glenmore Stillwell
Jennett Hooper
Agnes Stillwell
John A. Stillwell
Elizabeth Stillwell
Charles E. Stillwell
Laura Stillwell
Arther Stillwell
Calista Stillwell
Bertha Stillwell
Howard Stillwell
Albert G. Stillwell
Phoebe A. Stillwell

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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.


    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: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in Surrey. The placename derives from Middle English stighel, stile ‘stile’ + welle ‘well, spring, stream’. Compare Stile .

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

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