Charles Alfred Finn

Male24 October 1876–18 December 1941

Brief Life History of Charles Alfred

Charles Alfred Finn was born on 24 October 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States as the son of Charles A Finn and Julia E Saunders. He married Sylvia Pauline Stark on 24 November 1904, in San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Santa Barbara, California, United States in 1920 and Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1930. He died on 18 December 1941, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Alfred Finn
1876–1941
Sylvia Pauline Stark
1874–1923
Marriage: 24 November 1904
Carol Afton Finn
1909–1987
Jack Stark Finn
1912–2001

Sources (16)

  • Charles A. Finn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • C Alfred Finn, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Charles Alfred Finn, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1904San Francisco, California, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 15

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 20

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Aidan, Bridie, Brigid, Declan, Dierdra, Eoin, Keelin, Maeve, Niall, Seamus.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Finn ‘descendant of Fionn’, a byname meaning ‘white’ or ‘fair-haired’; it is often found Anglicized as White . This name is borne by several families in the west of Ireland.

    English and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Fin(n) (Old Norse Finnr, Fin, originally ‘Finn’), used both as a byname and as a short form of various compound names with this first element.

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

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