Charles James Tranter

12 August 1852–3 March 1937 (Age 84)
Chatham, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Charles James

When Charles James Tranter was born on 12 August 1852, in Chatham, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Charles Henton Trenter, was 29 and his mother, Marie Sarah Robichaud, was 34. He married Christina McLAUGHLIN about 1874, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Washington, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He died on 3 March 1937, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Stillwater, Washington, Minnesota, United States.

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Charles James Tranter
Christina McLAUGHLIN
Marriage: about 1874
Margaret Tranter
Bernice Anne Tranter
Charles Alexander Tranter
Olivia Tranter
Robina Tranter
Sarah Isabell Tranter
Hazel F. Tranter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1874Canada
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Minnesota is the 32nd state.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 23
    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 (West Midlands): occupational name for a peddler or hawker, especially one equipped with a horse and cart, Middle English traunter, traventer (from Late Latin travetarius).

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

    Story Highlight

    Stillwater Gazette, Thursday March 4, 1937

    Charles J. Tranter passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alfred T. Jackson in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Wednesday March 3, 1937. He was born August 12, 1851 in Chatham, New Brunswick, Canad …

    Sources (36)

    • Charles Trautes, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Charles Tranter, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
    • Charles A Trantor in entry for Margaret Kottka, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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