Charles Ernest Deitz

21 April 1875–3 May 1962 (Age 87)
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Charles Ernest

When Charles Ernest Deitz was born on 21 April 1875, in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, his father, John W Deitz, was 28 and his mother, Amelia Jane Dunn, was 16. He married Elizabeth May Dieffenbaucher on 5 September 1896, in El Monte, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Azusa, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1900 and Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1920. He died on 3 May 1962, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ernest Deitz
Elizabeth May Dieffenbaucher
Marriage: 5 September 1896
Lillian May Deitz
Katherine Amelia Deitz
Lila Lois Deitz
Alvin Harold Deitz

Spouse and Children

5 September 1896
El Monte, Los Angeles, California, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Myron Deitz



    Bertha Ann Deitz


    I. J. Deitz


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 5

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

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

Variant spelling of German Dietz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles Dietz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles E Deitz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Deitz in household of John Deitz, "United States Census, 1880"

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