Charles Wesley Reading

Male9 September 1887–15 July 1966

Brief Life History of Charles Wesley

When Charles Wesley Reading was born on 9 September 1887, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph William Reading, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ellen Jones, was 31. He married Nellie G. Toll on 27 July 1912, in Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Roll, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1940 and Washington Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States in 1950. He died on 15 July 1966, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Eaton, Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Charles Wesley Reading
Nellie G. Toll
Marriage: 27 July 1912
Virginia Evaline Reading
James William Reading
Mable Lucile READING
Wilbur Warren Reading
Virgil Reading
Ethel May Reading
Vivian Bonnadel Reading

Sources (22)

  • Charles W Reading, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Charles Wesley Reading, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"
  • Charles W. Reading, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    27 July 1912Delaware, Indiana, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 19

    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 21

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Redding .

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

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