Charles A Brandt

3 April 1834–10 January 1879 (Age 44)

The Life of Charles A

Charles A Brandt was born on 3 April 1834, in Germany as the son of Hanelly Brandt and Gerdrut. He married Friederike Margaretha Weckert on 1 October 1867, in Mineral, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 10 January 1879, in Oregon, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Clackamas, Oregon Territory, United States.

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Charles A Brandt
Friederike Margaretha Weckert
Marriage: 1 October 1867
Gertrude Margaret Brandt
Rosa Lee Brandt
Liona M Brandt
Henry Albert Brandt
Frank D Brandt
Charles D. Brandt

Spouse and Children

1 October 1867
Mineral, West Virginia, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Hanelly Brandt






World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Territory of Oregon is Created

Age 14

The Territory of Oregon was created as an organic act titled “The Act to Establish the Territorial Government of Oregon” was passed by Congress on August 14, 1848.

Name Meaning

German:1. topographic name for someone who lived in an area that had been cleared by fire, Middle High German brant (from brennen ‘to burn’). 2. variant of Brand 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Brandt in entry for Frank Brandt and Cynthia A Malone, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Charles Brant in entry for Frank Brant and Cynthia A Malone, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Charles Brant in entry for Frank Brant and Cynthia A Malone, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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