Charles Edwin Loose

19 September 1853–28 January 1929 (Age 75)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Edwin

When Charles Edwin Loose was born on 19 September 1853, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Robert Loose, was 43 and his mother, Betsey Jane Tenney, was 28. He married Mary Jane Patten on 20 July 1887, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 28 January 1929, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edwin Loose
Mary Jane Patten
Marriage: 20 July 1887
Erma Jane Loose
Fay Loose
Robert Edwin Loose
Warren Dean Loose
Clarence Charles Loose Sr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 July 1887Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
    Age 3
    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Loose in Kent or Suffolk, both named from Old English hlōse ‘pigsty’.Flemish (De Loose) and Dutch: variant of Loos 3.North German: variant of Loos 1.

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

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    Story Highlight

    The shootout in Bodie (Pat Curtis and Ed Loose)

    In 1885, Charles Edwin Loose, a prominent Bodie resident, was shot by a mine watchman who thought Loose and a friend were getting too close to the Addenda Mine rock dumps. Loose known as "Ed," or "Ned …

    Sources (25)

    • Chas Edward Loose in entry for Loose, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • C E Loose, "United States Census, 1920"
    • C. E. Loose in entry for George Edward Gordon and Fay Loose Stiehl, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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