Charles Lewis Allred

14 July 1865–30 August 1932 (Age 67)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Lewis

When Charles Lewis Allred was born on 14 July 1865, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Enoch A Allred, was 30 and his mother, Catherine E Beardsley, was 26. He married Nellie Spry on 15 September 1888, in Adair, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Benton Township, Adair, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 30 August 1932, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Lewis Allred
Nellie Spry
Marriage: 15 September 1888
Lola Montez Allred
Earl Allred
John Leslie Allred
Russell Allred
Helen Allred

Spouse and Children

15 September 1888
Adair, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English personal name Alured, a form of Alfred , which was sometimes written Alvred, especially in Old French texts. The v was misread as a vowel, since v and u were written identically and not regarded as distinct letters. 2. from the Middle English personal name Alrit, a variant of Aldred .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Allred, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles L Allred, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charley Alred, "United States Census, 1910"

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