Charles Burr Carl

7 November 1881–1951 (Age 69)
Arbela Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States

The Life of Charles Burr

When Charles Burr Carl was born on 7 November 1881, in Arbela Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, his father, John Carl, was 34 and his mother, Eva Hardenburgh, was 24. He married Martha Hildah Landon on 29 October 1908, in Tuscola, Tuscola, Michigan, United States. He died in 1951, at the age of 70, and was buried in Millington, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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Charles Burr Carl
Martha Hildah Landon
Marriage: 29 October 1908

Spouse and Children


    Martha Hildah Landon


29 October 1908
Tuscola, Tuscola, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Eva Hardenburgh




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 6

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Dutch, German, and Scandinavian Karl .2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Karl(i), ultimately from Germanic karl ‘man’, ‘freeman’. See also Charles .3 English: status name for a bondman or villein, from the vocabulary word karl, carl, which had various different meanings at various times: originally ‘man’, then ‘ordinary man’, ‘peasant’, and in Middle English specialized in the senses ‘free peasant’, ‘bondman’, ‘villein’, and ‘rough, churlish individual’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles R Carl in household of John Carl, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Burr C Carl in household of John Carl, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Burr Carl, "United States Census, 1930"

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