Charles Thomas Helton

20 March 1857–18 November 1925 (Age 68)
Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles Thomas

When Charles Thomas Helton was born on 20 March 1857, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, his father, Asa Helton, was 44 and his mother, Mary Vance, was 43. He married Laura Ann Gillispie on 28 September 1878, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, United States for about 40 years. He died on 18 November 1925, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Charles Thomas Helton
1857–1925
Laura Ann Gillispie
1861–1920
Marriage: 28 September 1878
James Robert Helton
1880–1938
Dora Belle Helton
1881–1950
Mary Fannie Helton
1884–1961
Claude W Hilton
1892–1992
Barbara Jane Helton
1893–1976
Clinton Barnes Helton
1895–1930
Eugene H Hilton
1897–
William Morgan Hilton
1900–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 September 1878
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Susanna Helton

    Female1841–Female

    Nancy Elizebeth Helton

    Female1842–1899Female

    William H Helton

    Male1843–Male

    Malinda J Helton

    Female1846–Female

    John Helton

    Male1849–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 4

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Helton in Cumbria, named in Old English probably with helde ‘slope’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or possibly a variant of Hilton . This is a common name in TN, KY, OH, TX, and GA.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Helton in household of Asa Helton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles Hilton in household of Acie Hilton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles T Hilton, "United States Census, 1920"

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