Charles Otis Faust

2 December 1882–13 February 1961 (Age 78)
Willis, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Charles Otis

When Charles Otis Faust was born on 2 December 1882, in Willis, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Solomon Byron Faust, was 36 and his mother, Charlotte E. Brehm, was 33. He married Grace Genevive Hitchingham on 20 November 1902, in Whittaker, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. He lived in Augusta Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Detroit Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 13 February 1961, in Riley Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Memphis Cemetery, Memphis, Macomb, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Otis Faust
Grace Lena Rondeau
Marriage: 10 May 1916
Francis Henry Faust
Clifford Faust
Claire Edgar Faust
Kenneth Irving Faust
Helen Grace Faust
Donald Lee Faust
Elmer James Faust
Thomas Owen Faust
Carol Joanne Faust

Spouse and Children

10 May 1916
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Byron Faust


    Charlotte E. Brehm




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World Events (8)

1884 · Largest Island Park in the Nation

Age 2

Belle Isle Park is a 982-acre island park in the Detroit River between Michigan and Ontario. Belle Isle is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, and it is connected to mainland Detroit by the MacArthur Bridge. It's home to the Belle Isle Aquarium, the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Center, the Detroit Boat Club, the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, a municipal golf course, a half-mile swimming beach, and numerous monuments.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and French (Alsace-Lorraine): from Middle High German fūst ‘fist’, presumably a nickname for a strong or pugnacious person or for someone with a club hand or other deformity of the hand.2 German and French (Alsace-Lorraine): from a personal name (Latin Faustus, meaning ‘fortunate’, ‘lucky’, a derivative of favere ‘to favor’). This was borne by at least one Christian martyr.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles A Faust in household of Charlotte Heath, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles O Faust in household of James P Cosgrove, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles O Faust, "United States Census, 1940"

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