Charles Henry Collings Amerman

1884–1946 (Age 62)
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

The Life of Charles Henry Collings

When Charles Henry Collings Amerman was born on 19 March 1884, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, his father, Almeron Fields Amerman, was 39 and his mother, Mary Frances Collings, was 34. He married Lillie Emelie Abel on 28 October 1916, in Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 16 June 1946, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Charles Henry Collings Amerman
Lillie Emelie Abel
Marriage: 28 October 1916
Jack Almeron Amerman Sr.
Robert Amerman

Spouse & Children

28 October 1916
Harris, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Almeron Fields Amerman


  • Mary Frances Collings




World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 17

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a charcoal burner.2 Americanized spelling of German Ammermann ( see Ammerman ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles H Amerman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles H Ammerman in household of Almeron Ammerman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • C. H. C. Amerman, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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