Charles Calvin Graffious

5 September 1888–23 July 1969 (Age 80)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles Calvin

When Charles Calvin Graffious was born on 5 September 1888, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Graffious, was 27 and his mother, Christina FOSTER, was 18. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Lula May Foor. He lived in Broad Top Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Broad Top City, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 July 1969, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Broad Top City, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles Calvin Graffious
Lula May Foor
Ellis G. Graffious
Melvin W Graffious
Duane C Graffious
Beryl Louise Graffious

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Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Graffious





World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 17

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Latinized form of German Graf or Dutch Graef .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charley Griffus in household of Daniel Mcknight, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Graffians, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Graffious, "United States Census, 1930"

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