Charles Joseph Holmes

Brief Life History of Charles Joseph

When Charles Joseph Holmes was born on 2 March 1904, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Alexander Czuprynski, was 50 and his mother, Mary Ann Koburzinski, was 36. He died on 1 December 1985, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Charles Joseph Holmes
1904–1985
Frances M Larkin
1904–

Sources (4)

  • Charles J Homes, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Charles Holmes, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Charls J Holmes in entry for Vincent Charles Elsken and Margaret Mary Holmes, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1953"

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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

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. 

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: either from the plural form of Holme , or else a variant of Holme or Home , with excrescent -s (see Holm ).

Scottish: probably a habitational name from Holmes near Dundonald (Ayrshire), or possibly from another place so called in the barony of Inchestuir (Angus). Both placenames likely derive from the plural form of Middle English, Older Scots holm ‘islet, raised land in a marsh’ (see Holm ).

Scottish and Irish: adopted for Scottish Gaelic and Irish Mac Thómais, Mac Thómais (see McComb ). In parts of western Ireland, Holmes is also a variant of Cavish, from Gaelic Mac Thámhais, another patronymic from Thomas . Early bearers in Ireland were probably immigrants from Scotland.

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

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