Charles Varney

about 1870–
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Varney was born about 1870, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Varney, was 40 and his mother, Ellen Mary Fulgames, was 35. He lived in Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Varney
1830–
Ellen Mary Fulgames
1835–
Alfred Samuel Varney
1856–1924
Ellen Mary Ann Varney
1856–
Blanche Varney
1860–
Ellen L. Varney
1862–
Beatrice Mary Varney
1866–
Charles Varney
1870–
Rev Frederick William Varney
1860–1933
Edith Amy Varney
1869–

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 10

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Saint-Paul-du-Vernay in Calvados or any of various other places in northern France named with Vernay, from the Gaulish element vern ‘alder’ + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Varney in household of Samuel Varney, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Henry Varney, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Varney - Government record: birth: about 1870; England, United Kingdom

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