Charles Henry Darrin

29 December 1900–4 April 1968 (Age 67)
Hammondsport, Urbana, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Darrin was born on 29 December 1900, his father, Warren Samuel Darrin, was 28 and his mother, Mary Francis Peterson, was 23. He married Sophrona Hancy Champlin on 2 November 1928, in Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Schuyler, New York, United States in 1935 and Dix, Schuyler, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 4 April 1968, at the age of 67, and was buried in Hammondsport, Urbana, Steuben, New York, United States.

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Charles Henry Darrin
Sophrona Hancy Champlin
Marriage: 2 November 1928
Neil Darrin
Alberta Darrin
Charles A Darrin Jr

Spouse and Children

2 November 1928
Steuben, New York, United States


    Neil Darrin


    Alberta Darrin



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 17

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 18

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles H Darrin in household of Warren Darrin, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Charles Darrin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Darrin in household of Warren Darrin, "United States Census, 1910"

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