Charles A Willey

22 March 1896–21 April 1954 (Age 58)
Auburn, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Charles A

When Charles A Willey was born on 22 March 1896, in Auburn, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, George A. Willey, was 27 and his mother, Malvina J. Kelley, was 24. He married Gertrude M. Tuttle on 7 November 1914, in Candia, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. He lived in Northwood, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States in 1920 and Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States in 1930. He died on 21 April 1954, in Milton, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States.

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Charles A Willey
Phoebe Carrie Whitten
Marriage: 17 April 1945
Gwendolyn Doris Willey

Spouse and Children


    Phoebe Carrie Whitten


17 April 1945
Chichester, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States


    Gwendolyn Doris Willey


Parents and Siblings

    George A. Willey





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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 9

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of various places so named. Those in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Warwickshire are named from an Old English wilig ‘willow’ + Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’; one in Devon probably has Old English wīðig ‘willow’ as the first element, while one in Surrey has Old English wēoh ‘(pre-Christian) temple’. 2. variant spelling of Willy 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Willey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles A Willey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles A Willey in household of Geo A Willey, "United States Census, 1900"

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