Charles Franklin Barrows

Male3 May 1895–7 September 1966

Brief Life History of Charles Franklin

When Charles Franklin Barrows was born on 3 May 1895, in Galatia, Barton, Kansas, United States, his father, George Curtis Barrows, was 24 and his mother, Ida Mae Gustin, was 22. He married Mary Poffenberg on 23 August 1917, in Newton, Harvey, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 5 years and Judicial Township 15, Kern, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 7 September 1966, in Hemet, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Laurens, Laurens, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Charles Franklin Barrows
Mary Poffenberg
Marriage: 23 August 1917
Scott LeRoy Barrows

Sources (16)

  • Charles F Barrows, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Franklin Barrows - birth: 3 May 1895; Galatia, Barton, Kansas, United States
  • Charles Frank Barrows, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1917Newton, Harvey, Kansas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    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.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 11

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 21

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): variant of Barrow , with excrescent -s.

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

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