Charles Edward Grupe

8 December 1878–17 November 1955 (Age 76)
Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Edward

When Charles Edward Grupe was born on 8 December 1878, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, William H. Grupe, was 33 and his mother, Ada Arminta Jackman, was 32. He lived in Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States in 1930 and Ellensburg Ward 2 Election Precinct 2, Kittitas, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 17 November 1955, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

William H. Grupe
Ada Arminta Jackman
Mary Adaline Grupe
Charles Edward Grupe

Parents and Siblings

    William H. Grupe


    Ada Arminta Jackman




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 11

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 21

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone living near a water channel, from Middle Low German grüppe ‘ditch’, ‘channel’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Grupe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles E Grupe in household of Ada A Grupe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles E Grupe in household of Ada A Grupe, "United States Census, 1900"

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