Charles Lee Westcott

1 August 1875–28 June 1951 (Age 75)
Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life of Charles Lee

When Charles Lee Westcott was born on 1 August 1875, in Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, his father, Charles Alvin Westcott, was 28 and his mother, Mary Jessie Matheson, was 23. He married Mary Elizabeth Brasington on 3 June 1906, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Tacoma Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 28 June 1951, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Lee Westcott
Mary Elizabeth Brasington
Marriage: 3 June 1906
Charles Dixon Westcott
Mary Elizabeth Westcott

Spouse and Children

3 June 1906
Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Alvin Westcott


    Mary Jessie Matheson




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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from any of various minor places named with Old English west ‘west’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’, for example Westcott in Surrey, Westcot in Berkshire, or Westcote in Gloucestershire, Hampshire, and Warwickshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles K Wescott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Lee Westcott in household of John Matheson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Westcott, "United States Census, 1940"

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