Charles McCellan Letteer

1891–1964 (Age 73)
Cambra, Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles McCellan

When Charles McCellan Letteer was born on 10 April 1891, in Cambra, Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Fairbanks Letteer, was 25 and his mother, Addie Mariah Michaels, was 18. He married Mable Jennie Klinger from 1911 to 1936. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salem Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Benton, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 18 November 1964, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73.

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Charles McCellan Letteer
Mable Jennie Klinger
Marriage: from 1911 to 1936
Vernon Henry Letteer
Vernon Letteer
Hilda Letteer
Kenneth Howard Letteer

Spouse & Children

from 1911 to 1936


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered form of French Métier, from métier, Old French mestier ‘official responsibility’, ‘duty’, ‘calling’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an official of some kind.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles M Leteer in household of Joseph F Leteer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Latteer in household of Joseph F Latteer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles M Letteer in household of Joseph F Letteer, "United States Census, 1910"

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