Charles Elsworth Fimple Jr

10 November 1924–22 May 1938 (Age 13)
Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Charles Elsworth

When Charles Elsworth Fimple Jr was born on 10 November 1924, in Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States, his father, Charles Elsworth Fimple, was 33 and his mother, Mamie Lee Green, was 27. He died on 22 May 1938, in Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 13.

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Charles Elsworth Fimple
Mamie Lee Green
Loretta Mae Fimple
Mamie Lucille Fimple
James Edward Fimple
Charles Elsworth Fimple Jr

Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)


Age 3

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

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1930 · Carlsbad Caverns Established

Age 6

Carlsbad Caverns in Carlsbad, New Mexico, became a National Park on May 14, 1930. Tourists can explore the caverns through guided and self-guided tours. In the 1960's, an amphitheater opened and started where tourists can sit and watch as the bats exit the cave for the night. The only part of the caverns that is off limits to tourists is where the bats come out.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; possibly an Americanization of German Fimmel, occupational name for a hemp farmer or a dealer in hemp, from Fimmel ‘hemp’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Chas E Finple Jr. in household of Chas E Finple, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Elsworth Fimple Jr - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Charles Elsworth Fimple Jr

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