Charles Fredrick Iker

23 July 1941–4 August 2010 (Age 69)
Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Fredrick

When Charles Fredrick Iker was born on 23 July 1941, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Herbert Iker, was 24 and his mother, Phyllis Hazel Webster, was 19. He married Rita Jean Rhoades on 3 November 1962, in Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. He died on 4 August 2010, in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Marble City, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States.

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Charles Fredrick Iker
Rita Jean Rhoades
Marriage: 3 November 1962

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 1
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1942 · The Topaz War Relocation Center
Age 1
The Topaz War Relocation Center, also known as the Central The Topaz War Relocation Center was an internment camp which housed Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans as a result of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 in February 1942, ordering people of Japanese ancestry to be incarcerated in relocation centers, like Topaz, during World War II. The camp was opened in September 1942 and closed in October 1945. In 1983, Jane Beckworth founded the Topaz Museum Board, and in 2014, a museum was erected in Delta showcasing artworks created at Topaz. The museum became a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 2007.
Age 19
Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian and Swedish (Åker): from åker ‘plowed field’, applied either as an ornamental or a topographic name.2 Possibly a variant of English, German, and Dutch Acker or of German Eicher .

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

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Sources (22)

  • Charles Fredrick Iker in household of Charles Herbert Iker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Charles Frederick Iker, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Charles Frederick Iker, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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