Charlotte Culp

22 August 1894–22 March 1966 (Age 71)
Le Ray Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Charlotte

When Charlotte Culp was born on 22 August 1894, in Le Ray Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, her father, Emmett Culp, was 23 and her mother, Alethea Yerigan, was 22. She married Olaf T. Westby on 12 October 1918, in Pierce, Washington, United States. She lived in Pierce, Washington, United States in 1935 and Hunts Prairie Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 22 March 1966, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 71.

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Olaf T. Westby
Charlotte Culp
Marriage: 12 October 1918

Spouse and Children

12 October 1918
Pierce, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Emmett Culp





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · The Kensington Runestone

Age 4

A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Colp in Aberdeenshire.2 Americanized spelling of German Kolb , Kolp , or Kalb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charlotte Westby in household of Olaf Westby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlotte Culp in household of Emmit Culp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charlotte Culp in household of Emmett Culp, "Minnesota, State Census, 1895"

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