Ira Thomas Chandler

11 March 1892–24 October 1964 (Age 72)
Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ira Thomas

When Ira Thomas Chandler was born on 11 March 1892, in Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States, his father, James R Chandler, was 41 and his mother, Malissa Ellen Cornell, was 30. He married Audrey Elsie Turner in 1917. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Silver Creek, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 24 October 1964, in Cedarville, Greene, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Jamestown, Greene, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Thomas Chandler
1892–1964
Audrey Elsie Turner
1894–1959
Marriage: 1917
Stillborn Son Chandler
1919–1919
Lavrice Rodney Chandler
1920–1960
Pauline S Chandler
1923–
Ralph Chandler
1927–1930
Albert Leroy Chandler
1929–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1917
children

(5)

    Stillborn Son Chandler

    Male1919–1919Male

    Lavrice Rodney Chandler

    Male1920–1960Male

    Pauline S Chandler

    Female1923–Female

    Ralph Chandler

    Male1927–1930Male

    Male1929–1996Male

Parents and Siblings

    James R Chandler

    Male1851–1912Male

    Malissa Ellen Cornell

    Female1861–1921Female

siblings

(11)

    Female1877–1959Female

    Febie L. Chandler

    Female1878–Female

    Maggie Chandler

    Female1879–1945Female

    Male1882–Male

    Iva Mae Chandler

    Female1883–1919Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

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: occupational name for a maker and seller of candles, from Middle English cha(u)ndeler (Old French chandelier, Late Latin candelarius, a derivative of candela ‘candle’). While a medieval chandler no doubt made and sold other articles beside candles, the extended sense of modern English chandler does not occur until the 16th century. The name may also, more rarely, have denoted someone who was responsible for the lighting arrangements in a large house, or else one who owed rent in the form of wax or candles.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas A Chandler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Chandler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ira T Chandler in household of James R Chandler, "United States Census, 1900"

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