Charles William Broeffle

16 August 1880–28 February 1947 (Age 66)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Charles William

When Charles William Broeffle was born on 16 August 1880, in Iowa, United States, his father, Lester Lindsey Broeffle, was 32 and his mother, Mary Jane Newman, was 31. He married Eliza Osborne on 16 December 1900, in Belmond, Wright, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Wright, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Dows, Wright, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 28 February 1947, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Chatsworth, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Charles William Broeffle
Eliza Osborne
Marriage: 16 December 1900
Lana Lula Broeffle

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16 December 1900
Belmond, Wright, Iowa, United States


    Lana Lula Broeffle


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 2

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Charles W Broffle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Broeffle in household of Lester Broeffle, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Charles W Broffle in household of Lester L Broffle, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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