Charles Beldon Churchill

1883–1946 (Age 62)
Mount Ayr, Ringgold, Iowa, United States

The Life of Charles Beldon

When Charles Beldon Churchill was born on 11 August 1883, in Mount Ayr, Ringgold, Iowa, United States, his father, Norton Harger Churchill, was 30 and his mother, Elisabeth Churchill, was 27. He married Minnie Rachel Wallick on 17 June 1906, in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Ringgold, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Fiatt, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 6 years. He died on 8 February 1946, in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Beldon Churchill
Minnie Rachel Wallick
Marriage: 17 June 1906
Bernadine Opal Churchill
Mary Elizabeth Churchill
Charles Beldon Churchill
Olive Belle Churchill

Spouse & Children

17 June 1906
Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Norton Harger Churchill


  • Female1856–1950Female



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World Events (8)

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 1

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crūg ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charlie B Churchill in household of Norton H Churchill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles B Churchill in household of Norton H Churchill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles B Churchill, "United States Census, 1940"

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