Charles Harrell Weathersby

Male22 January 1902–11 February 1970

Brief Life History of Charles Harrell

When Charles Harrell Weathersby was born on 22 January 1902, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Robert Lodwic Weathersby, was 38 and his mother, Ellen Arnett Harrell, was 27. He lived in Magnolia, Pike, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Pike, Mississippi, United States in 1935. He died on 11 February 1970, in McComb, Pike, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ellis Cemetery, Roseland, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States.

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Sources (9)

  • Charles H Weatherby in household of Helen Weatherby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Weathersby, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Harrell Weathersby in entry for Marguerite Weathersby Devall, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 5

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.


Age 18

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English (London): variant of Weatherby with intrusive -s-. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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