Charles Wilson Agan

1892–1982 (Age 90)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Wilson

When Charles Wilson Agan was born on 25 May 1892, in Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Levi Agan, was 36 and his mother, Rachel Ellen Spence, was 25. He married Lois Irene Hickman on 26 August 1920, in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Posey Township, Washington, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 7 May 1982, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Marion National Cemetery, Center MM, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wilson Agan
Lois Irene Hickman
Marriage: 26 August 1920
Mary Fern Agan
Eugene Agan
Carl Joseph Agan

Spouse & Children

26 August 1920
Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States


  • Mary Fern Agan


  • Eugene Agan


  • Carl Joseph Agan


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1856–1930Male

  • Rachel Ellen Spence




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 14

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: probably a variant of Egan .2 Americanized form of Swiss German Eggen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles W Agan in household of Joseph Agan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles W Agom in household of Joseph Agom, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Agan in household of Joseph Agan, "United States Census, 1910"

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