Charles Ellsworth Phillabaum

1875–1961 (Age 86)
Miami, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Ellsworth

When Charles Ellsworth Phillabaum was born on 11 January 1875, in Miami, Indiana, United States, his father, Henry Stauter Phillabaum, was 40 and his mother, Eliza C Beck, was 29. He married Clara Rebecca Guyer on 6 March 1901, in Miami, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Franklin Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1875. He died on 21 January 1961, at the age of 86, and was buried in Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ellsworth Phillabaum
Clara Rebecca Guyer
Marriage: 6 March 1901
Ralph Don Phillabaum
Oscar Allen Phillabaum
Vern Arthur Phillabaum

Spouse & Children

6 March 1901
Miami, Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Stauter Phillabaum


  • Eliza C Beck




  • Adeline Phillabaum


  • Mary Samantha Phillabaum


  • Ida Florence Phillabaum


  • Ulysses Grant Phillabaum


  • Male1875–1961Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 9

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vielbaum, habitational name from a place so named in Altmark, from vil ‘swamp’ + baum ‘tree’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Phillabum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Phillabaum in household of Benjamin C Hughes, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Charles Phillabum, "United States Census, 1940"

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