Charles Allen Gillette

4 February 1930–13 May 1995 (Age 65)
Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Allen

When Charles Allen Gillette was born on 4 February 1930, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, his father, Oscar William Franklin Gillette, was 35 and his mother, Lucy Marie Westfall, was 24. He lived in Rockford Township, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 13 May 1995, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65.

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Oscar William Franklin Gillette
Lucy Marie Westfall
William Charles Gillette
Mary Ann Gillette
Ralph Lewis Gillette
Donaline Marie Gillette
Charles Allen Gillette
Harvey Franklin Gillette
Genevieve Evelyn Gillette

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 2

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 18

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a feminine form of Gillett 1.2 French: variant spelling of Gillet .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Gillett in household of William Gillett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Gillette in household of Charles Westphal, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles A Gillette, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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