Charlotte Wilber

Barry, Michigan, United States

The Life of Charlotte

When Charlotte Wilber was born in 1872, in Barry, Michigan, United States, her father, Steven Wilbur, was 43 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Green, was 31. She married Charles Elmer Middaugh on 8 March 1890, in Newaygo, Michigan, United States. She lived in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Big Prairie Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1925.

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Charles H. Shay
Charlotte Wilber
Marriage: 26 July 1893
Arthur Shay
Stephen Shay
Infant Shay
Herbert Glenn Shay

Spouse and Children

    Charles H. Shay



26 July 1893
Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States


    Arthur Shay


    Stephen Shay


    Infant Shay


    Herbert Glenn Shay


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 31

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English wild ‘wild’ + bor ‘boar’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lottie Shay in household of Chas Shay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charlott B Shay in household of Charles H Shay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lottie Shay in household of Charles Shay, "United States Census, 1900"

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