Charles Munson

Brief Life History of Charles

Charles Munson was born on 7 September 1831, in Paris, Oneida, New York, United States as the son of Julius Munson and Marie Anntinetto. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Harriet Augusta Cooper. He lived in Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 July 1922, in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Munson
1831–1922
Harriet Augusta Cooper
1834–1916
Mary Munson
1858–
Emma Louise Munson
1862–1881
Grace Munson
1864–1926
Susie Titus Munson
1868–1868
William Cooper Munson
1870–1947
Charles E Munson
1871–

Sources (18)

  • Charles Monson in household of Julius Monson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charles Smith Munson, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Chas S Munson in entry for Wm C Munson and R Irene Hewitt, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Essex): patronymic from the personal name Mund , meaning ‘son of Mund’. See also Munn .

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Monsen . Compare Munsen .

Altered form of Monson 1, a surname of Swedish origin.

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

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