Chester Charles Pickel

15 September 1912–17 June 2002 (Age 89)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Chester Charles

When Chester Charles Pickel was born on 15 September 1912, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Aaron August Pickel, was 23 and his mother, Katie Bradley Sipling, was 22. He died on 17 June 2002, in his hometown, at the age of 89.

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Aaron August Pickel
Katie Bradley Sipling
Chester Charles Pickel
Harold Walter Pickel
Annabelle Grace Pickel
Florence Elizabeth Pickell

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Southern German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used pickaxes or a nickname for a gambler; a variant of Bickel 1.2 Dutch: from Middle Dutch pickel ‘leg’, hence a nickname for someone with long or otherwise remarkable legs, or a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter.3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Pikeli in Lithuania.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Chester Charles Pickel - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Chester Charles Pickel

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