Charles William Short

1 October 1880–10 April 1955 (Age 74)
St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Charles William

When Charles William Short was born on 1 October 1880, in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Frederick S Short, was 26 and his mother, Emma J McFeters, was 22. He married Frances Jean Smyth on 4 September 1902, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kings, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901 and Kalispell Township, Flathead, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 10 April 1955, in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States.

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Charles William Short
Frances Jean Smyth
Marriage: 4 September 1902
Gregory Smythe Short

Spouse and Children

4 September 1902
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Frederick S Short


    Emma J McFeters




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1890: Missoula, Montana, United States; 1893: Flathead, Montana, United States
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English schort ‘short’.2 Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Gheairr, Mac an Ghirr‘son of the short man’ ( see McGirr ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chas W Short, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chas W Short, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Short, "United States Census, 1920"

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