Charles Elmer Ankney

28 December 1898–14 May 1952 (Age 53)
Washington, United States

The Life of Charles Elmer

When Charles Elmer Ankney was born on 28 December 1898, in Washington, United States, his father, William Henry Ankney, was 40 and his mother, Julia Alice Sisson, was 34. He married Goldie Emmaline Wright on 20 October 1919, in Lewis, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Lapwai, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 14 May 1952, at the age of 53, and was buried in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States.

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Charles Elmer Ankney
Goldie Emmaline Wright
Marriage: 20 October 1919
Eldred Ankney
Louis Elmer Ankney

Spouse and Children

20 October 1919
Lewis, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 1

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: altered form of Ankner, an occupational name for a dairyman who made and sold butter, from Swiss German anke ‘butter’, ankenen ‘to make butter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Ankney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Ankney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Ankney in household of William H Ankney, "United States Census, 1910"

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