Charles Beckstead

September 1865–28 November 1868 (Age 3)
Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Beckstead was born in September 1865, in Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Michael Rolon Beckstead, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth A Winn, was 22. He died on 28 November 1868, in United States, at the age of 3, and was buried in Walnut Cemetery, Banner, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Michael Rolon Beckstead
1828–1887
Elizabeth A Winn
1843–1868
Ada Beckstead
1859–1953
William A Beckstead
1868–1868
John J Beckstead
Mary Beckstead
Charles Beckstead
1865–1868

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World Events (4)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 3

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 North German: partly Americanized form of the topographic name Beckstedde from Low German Beck ‘stream’ + -stedde ‘stead’, ‘place’, or a habitational name from Beckstedt near Wildeshausen, Oldenburg.2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Swedish Beckstedt, an ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + stedt (of German origin) ‘place’.

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

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