Verda Alice Charlesworth

9 May 1893–1 January 1918 (Age 24)
Lyman, Fremont, Idaho, United States

The Life of Verda Alice

When Verda Alice Charlesworth was born on 9 May 1893, in Lyman, Fremont, Idaho, United States, her father, Moroni Charlesworth, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Sophia Christensen, was 31. She married John Raymond Park on 18 December 1911, in St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States. She lived in Millard, Utah, United States in 1900 and Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 1 January 1918, in Tonopah, Nye, Nevada, United States, at the age of 24.

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John Raymond Park
1890–1958
Verda Alice Charlesworth
1893–1918
Marriage: 18 December 1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 December 1911
St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 8

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Charlesworth, from an Old English personal name Ceafl (or from the Old English word ceafl ‘jaw’, here meaning ‘ravine’) + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Verda Charlesworth in household of Moroni Charlesworth, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Verda M. Charlesworth in household of Moroni Charlesworth, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Andrew Charlesworth in household of Moroni Charlesworth, "United States Census, 1900"

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