Charles M Vreeland

16 January 1867–
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Charles M

When Charles M Vreeland was born on 16 January 1867, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Henry R Vreeland, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Musk, was 31. He married Edith Barker in 1906, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States in 1880 and Jersey City, Bergen Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1910.

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Charles M Vreeland
Edith Barker
Marriage: 1906
Ruth Vreeland
Henry R Vreeland

Spouse and Children

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


    Ruth Vreeland


    Henry R Vreeland


Parents and Siblings




    Kate C Vreeland


    Emma Elizabeth Vreeland



    Anna B. Vreeland


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

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.

Age 12

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place so named in Utrecht province.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Vruland in household of Henry Vruland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles M Vreeland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Vreeland in household of Henry Vreeland, "United States Census, 1880"

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