Charles Peter Whitworth

5 April 1896–20 February 1953 (Age 56)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Charles Peter

When Charles Peter Whitworth was born on 5 April 1896, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, James W. Whitworth, was 33 and his mother, Isabelle Dean, was 31. He married Myrtle I Bell on 25 October 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 2, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 20 February 1953, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Peter Whitworth
Myrtle I Bell
Marriage: 25 October 1917
Charles Edward Whitworth Sr.

Spouse and Children

25 October 1917


    Charles Edward Whitworth Sr.


Parents and Siblings

    James W. Whitworth


    Isabelle Dean




    Volney Whitworth



    Shelby Whitworth


    Elizabeth Mae Whitworth


    Susie Whitworth


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places named Whitworth, from the Old English byname Hwīta meaning ‘white’ (or the adjective hwīt ‘white’) + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. The chief places of this name are in County Durham and Lancashire, but the surname is fairly evenly distributed throughout northern England and the Midlands.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles P Whitworth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles P Whitworth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Peter Whitworth in household of James Whitworth, "United States Census, 1900"

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