Charlotte Culp

Brief Life History 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, and was buried in Mountain View Memorial Park, Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Olaf T. Westby
Charlotte Culp
Marriage: 12 October 1918

Sources (11)

  • Charlotte Westby in household of Olaf Westby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlotte Culp, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
  • Charlotte Culp, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.


Historical Boundaries 1909: Pierce, Washington, United States Note: DuPont was essentially in the same area as Ft. Nisqually. However, today it is a living history museum located in Tacoma, Washington, USA, within the boundaries of Point Defiance Park.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Colp in Aberdeenshire.

Americanized form of German Kulp , Kolp , Kolb , or Kalb .

History: This (see 2 above) is one of the variants of the name of a Mennonite family, originally spelled Kolb , but among the Mennonites in the US also commonly found in the altered forms Culp and Kulp .

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

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