Charles Frederick MAGER

16 April 1866–
Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Charles Frederick

When Charles Frederick MAGER was born on 16 April 1866, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Leopold Frederick William Maximilian MAGER, was 33 and his mother, Abby Jane French, was 28. He married Cornelia CHAPPEL on 11 September 1887, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870.

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Charles Frederick MAGER
Cornelia CHAPPEL
Marriage: 11 September 1887
Leon Peck MAGER

Spouse and Children

11 September 1887
Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


    Leon Peck MAGER


Parents and Siblings

    Leopold Frederick William Maximilian MAGER


    Abby Jane French




World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

Age 2

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

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

1 Dutch and German: nickname for a thin man, Middle Dutch, Middle High German mager. This name also occurs frequently in western Slavic countries, especially Bohemia and Poland.2 English: variant of Major .3 Czech: ethnic name for a Hungarian ( see Magyar ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles F Morgen in household of Leopold Morgen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles F Mager in household of Lepole Wager, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles F Mager, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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