Charlotte Charity Cline

Brief Life History of Charlotte Charity

When Charlotte Charity Cline was born on 15 November 1796, in Pine Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Michael Klein, was 26 and her mother, Catherine Berry, was 21. She married Edmund Billings on 11 August 1814, in Franklin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. She lived in Porter, Westchester Township, Porter, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Porter Township, Porter, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 22 January 1864, in Keokuk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Sigourney Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Billings
Charlotte Charity Cline
Marriage: 11 August 1814
Mary Billings
Rebecca Jane Billings
Valentine Billings
Eliza Ann Billings
Hannah Eunice Billings
Emily Caroline Billings
Martha Ann Billings
Lydia S. Billings
Minerva Jane Billings

Sources (10)

  • Charity Billings in household of Edmund Billings, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charity Cline, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Charity Cline Billings, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Historical Boundaries: 1811: Franklin, Indiana Territory, United States 1816: Franklin, Indiana, United States


Indiana is the 19th state.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German or Dutch Klein or a Jewish (Ashkenazic) variant of this name.

English: variant of Clyne .

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

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