Charles Joseph Post

22 June 1874–24 October 1926 (Age 52)
Montrose, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles Joseph

When Charles Joseph Post was born on 22 June 1874, in Montrose, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Isaac J Post, was 37 and his mother, Eliza Blake Todd, was 24. He married Elizabeth Valonia Post on 31 October 1901, in Montrose, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 24 October 1926, in Montrose, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Montrose, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles Joseph Post
Elizabeth Valonia Post
Marriage: 31 October 1901

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31 October 1901
Montrose, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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 3

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 16

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.2 North German: occupational name for a mounted messenger or courier Middle Low German post.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a mailman, from German Post ‘mail’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles I Post in household of Isaac J Post, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Joseph Post, "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940"
  • Charles Joseph Post, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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