Owen L. Charlton

11 May 1892–8 November 1974 (Age 82)
Green Township, Mahoning, Ohio, United States

The Life of Owen L.

When Owen L. Charlton was born on 11 May 1892, in Green Township, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, his father, Dr. Rezin Bell Charlton, was 39 and his mother, Melissa Ann Weikart, was 40. He married Anna Mae Voss on 1 December 1916, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 8 November 1974, in New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in North-Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens, New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida, United States.

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Owen L. Charlton
Anna Mae Voss
Marriage: 1 December 1916
Owen P Charlton
Dorothy L Charlton

Spouse and Children

1 December 1916
Belmont, Ohio, United States


    Owen P Charlton


    Dorothy L Charlton


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 22

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Charlton, mainly in southern England, from Old English Ceorlatūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) of the peasants’. Old English ceorl denoted originally a free peasant of the lowest rank, later (but probably already before the Norman conquest) a tenant in pure villeinage, a serf or bondsman.2 Irish: altered form of Carlin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Owen Charlton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Owen Charlton in household of Reason B Charlton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Owen L Charlton, "United States Census, 1920"

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