Charlie Almond Houston

1 July 1917–26 August 1961 (Age 44)
Section, Jackson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Charlie Almond

When Charlie Almond Houston was born on 1 July 1917, in Section, Jackson, Alabama, United States, his father, John Alexander Houston, was 39 and his mother, Georgia Frances Williams, was 31. He died on 26 August 1961, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Section, Jackson, Alabama, United States.

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Charlie Almond Houston
1917–1961
Lillie Mae Miller
1921–1994

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929

Age 12

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

Northern Irish:1. habitational name from a place near Glasgow, Scotland, named with the genitive case of the medieval personal name Hugh + Middle English tune, toun ‘settlement’, ‘village’ (Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’). The landlord in question is a certain Hugo de Paduinan, who held the place c.1160 . The Scottish surname is common in Ulster. 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uisdein , Mac Uistein ( see McCutcheon ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charlie A Houston in household of John A Houston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlie Almond Houston, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Charlie Almond Houston, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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