Charles England

1863–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles England was born in 1863, in Illinois, United States, his father, Nelson Sivwright, was 24 and his mother, Lucinda J Lucas, was 15. He lived in Mayfield Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Nelson Sivwright
1839–1901
Lucinda J Lucas
1848–1926
Charles England
1863–
Alice Bell Sivwright
1873–
Nelson Sivwright
1879–1880
John Guy Sivwright
1883–1964

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

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: ethnic name ( see English 1).2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads, so named from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’ + land ‘land’.3 Swedish: ornamental name with the same meaning as 2.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Charles England in household of Nelson Sivwright, "United States Census, 1880"

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