Charles Keutzer

23 August 1868–30 November 1886 (Age 18)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Keutzer was born on 23 August 1868, in Illinois, United States, his father, Carl Charles Keutzer, was 32 and his mother, Karolina Amanda Jost, was 28. He lived in Westfield Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 30 November 1886, at the age of 18, and was buried in Peru, LaSalle, Illinois, United States.

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Carl Charles Keutzer
Karolina Amanda Jost
George Keutzer
Elizabeth Keutzer
Charles Keutzer
Bertha Keutzer
Elizabeth Keutzer
Henry Adolph Keutzer
Rudolph Ferdinand Keutzer
Albert Adam Keutzer

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 7

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near a cross set up by the roadside or in a marketplace, from Middle High German kriuz(e) ‘cross’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.2 German: habitational name for someone from a place called Krögis (recorded as Creuz in 1186 ), or from some other place similarly named.3 German: in some cases, possibly from Middle High German kriuzære, kriuzer, a term denoting a crusader or Teutonic Knight, an allusion to the symbol of the cross worn on the tunic by such knights.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Kentzer in household of Charles Kentzer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Keutzer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Keutzer - Church record: birth-name: Charles Frederick Keutzer

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