William Charles Logsdon

21 November 1900–26 October 1974 (Age 73)
Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Charles

William Charles Logsdon was born on 21 November 1900, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States. He married Cecil Louise Lingle in March 1944, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 26 October 1974, in Nederland, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Port Neches, Jefferson, Texas, United States.

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William Charles Logsdon
Cecil Louise Lingle
Marriage: March 1944
Wonder Lee Logsdon

Spouse and Children

March 1944
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States


World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"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""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English (Bedfordshire): habitational name from an unidentified place. In Tudor records, the surname is generally spelled Logsden or Loggesden. It may be a variant of Loxton, name of a place in Somerset, or possibly an irregularly altered form of Roxton, name of a place in Bedfordshire ( see Ruxton ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Charles Logsdon, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • William Charles Logsdon, "Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940-1945"
  • William C Logsdon, "Find A Grave Index"

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