Charles William Hildebrand

Brief Life History of Charles William

When Charles William Hildebrand was born on 24 May 1879, in Ellis, Kansas, United States, his father, William Hildebrandt, was 45 and his mother, Amanda Grove, was 33. He married Anna Simon about 1907, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Grandview Township, Ford, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1949. He registered for military service in 1899. He died on 9 October 1949, in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States.

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Charles William Hildebrand
Anna Simon
Marriage: about 1907
Anna Amanda Hildebrand
William H Hildebrand
Bernice Ellen Hildebrand
Velma M Hildebrand
Robert H Hildebrand
Lewis A Hildebrand
Howard E Hildebrand
Mary Helen Hilderbrand

Sources (15)

  • C W Hildebrand in household of Geo W Adams, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Charles William Hildebrand, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Charles W Hildebrand, "United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Historical Boundaries: 1883: Finney, Kansas, United States

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

Name Meaning

German, Swedish, and English: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hildebrand (Old Norse Hildibrandr), composed of the elements hild ‘battle’ + brand ‘sword, firebrand’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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

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