Charity Christine Collett

28 June 1903–30 September 1995 (Age 92)
Dry Ridge, Grant, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Charity Christine

When Charity Christine Collett was born on 28 June 1903, in Dry Ridge, Grant, Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert L Collett, was 31 and her mother, Lenora Yelton, was 33. She married Melvin Courtney Howard on 29 June 1929, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 30 September 1995, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Dry Ridge, Grant, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Courtney Howard
Charity Christine Collett
Marriage: 29 June 1929
Barbara Sue Howard

Spouse and Children

29 June 1929
Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States


    Barbara Sue Howard


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 1

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of Coll 1.2 Respelling of French Collet , cognate with 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christine Howard in household of Melvin Howard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Christine Collit in household of Robert Collit, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Christom C Colett in household of Robert L Colett, "United States Census, 1910"

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