Charles Jay Willmott

6 June 1890–24 January 1985 (Age 94)
Quimby, Cherokee, Iowa, United States

The Life of Charles Jay

When Charles Jay Willmott was born on 6 June 1890, in Quimby, Cherokee, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas L. Willmott, was 37 and his mother, Rhoda Ann Schoonover, was 34. He married Lela Mae Pratt on 19 January 1911, in Central City, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Rural, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Maine Township, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 24 January 1985, in Marion, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Jay Willmott
1890–1985
Lela Mae Pratt
1891–1984
Marriage: 19 January 1911
Rubie Mae Willmott
1912–2007
Ruth Ilene Willmott
1917–2002
Leo Jay Willmott
1919–1981
Donald Ray Willmott
1923–2018
Lois Jean Willmott
1925–2017
Kathryn Ann Willmott
1930–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1911
Central City, Linn, Iowa, United States
children

(6)

    Rubie Mae Willmott

    Female1912–2007Female

    Ruth Ilene Willmott

    Female1917–2002Female

    Male1919–1981Male

    Donald Ray Willmott

    Male1923–2018Male

    Lois Jean Willmott

    Female1925–2017Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1852–1937Male

    Rhoda Ann Schoonover

    Female1856–1918Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 8

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

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

English: from a pet form of the personal name William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charley Willmott, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Charles Willmott, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Charles J Wilmott in household of Thomas Wilmott, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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