Charles Elmer Prosser

1902–1979 (Age 77)
Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles Elmer

When Charles Elmer Prosser was born on 7 August 1902, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles Divelbise Prosser, was 27 and his mother, Mary Emma Workman, was 22. He had at least 1 son with Frances E. Crochrane. He lived in Broad Top Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 9 November 1979, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Coaldale, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles Elmer Prosser
Frances E. Crochrane
John Richard Prosser

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Parents & Siblings



  • Cora P Prosser


  • Beulah Prosser


  • Cary Prosser


  • Male1902–1979Male

  • Vinton Prosser


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 3

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhosier ‘son of Roger’ ( see Roger ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elmer Prosser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmer Prosser in household of Charles Prosser, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmer Presser in household of Charles Presser, "United States Census, 1910"

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