Charles Holden

August 1864–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Charles

Charles Holden was born in August 1864, in Ohio, United States. He married Josephine A. Bishop on 17 August 1885. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Quincy, Branch, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Quincy Township, Branch, Michigan, United States in 1940.

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Charles Holden
1864–
Josephine A. Bishop
1851–1940
Marriage: 17 August 1885
Carl Bishop Holden Sr
1891–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 August 1885
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 15

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, both so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + denu ‘valley’. Compare Holcombe .2 German: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles L Holden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Holden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chas Holden, "United States Census, 1900"

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