Challrus Cabrell Letteer

1873–1953 (Age 80)
Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Challrus Cabrell

When Challrus Cabrell Letteer was born on 20 March 1873, in Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Solomon Letteer, was 42 and his mother, Priscilla A. Sutliff, was 34. He married Laura D Gearhart on 9 April 1900, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Fairmount Springs, Fairmount Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 7 November 1953, in Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Stillwater Cemetery, Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Challrus Cabrell Letteer
Laura D Gearhart
Marriage: 9 April 1900
Francis B Letteer
Harold Gearhart Letteer
Hazel Vaneta Letteer
Gertrude L Letteer
Jack V Letteer

Spouse & Children

9 April 1900
Pennsylvania, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Solomon Letteer


  • Priscilla A. Sutliff




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

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)

  • Chalrus C Letur, "United States Census, 1920"
  • C C Letteer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chal Letteer, "United States Census, 1930"

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