Charlie Back

Male17 March 1914–6 November 1968

Brief Life History of Charlie

When Charlie Back was born on 17 March 1914, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States, his father, Dishman Back, was 29 and his mother, Cora Frazier, was 24. He lived in Knott, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 3, Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 6 November 1968, in Austin, Jennings Township, Scott, Indiana, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Scottsburg, Scott, Indiana, United States.

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Dishman Back
Cora Frazier
Grace Back
Patrick Back
Charlie Back
Nettie Back
Mary Bell Back
Minnie B. Back
Bertha Back
John L Back
Willis Back
Mae Back

Sources (2)

  • Charlie Back in household of Dishmon Back, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charlie Back in household of Dickman Back, "United States Census, 1930"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 12

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.


Age 15

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (Devon, Kent, Sussex, and Norfolk): from the Middle English personal name Bakke (Old English Bacca). It is of uncertain origin, but may have been a byname in the same sense as 3.

English: nickname from Middle English bakke ‘bat’, of uncertain application, perhaps a nickname for a person with poor eyesight, from the expression ‘blind as a bat’.

English: from Middle English bakke ‘back’ (Old English bæc), hence a nickname for someone with a hunched back or some other noticeable peculiarity of the back or spine, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a hill or ridge, or at the rear of a settlement.

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

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