Charles Edward DeWoody Sr.

13 November 1904–29 February 1996 (Age 91)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Charles Edward

When Charles Edward DeWoody Sr. was born on 13 November 1904, in Arkansas, United States, his father, James Edward DeWoody, was 27 and his mother, Lucindy "Lou" S. Hughes, was 20. He married Opal Irene Richardson on 24 October 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 8, Fannin, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 29 February 1996, in Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward DeWoody Sr.
Opal Irene Richardson
Marriage: 24 October 1925
Wylma Gene DeWoody
Charles Edward DeWoody Jr.

Spouse and Children

24 October 1925


    Wylma Gene DeWoody


    Charles Edward DeWoody Jr.


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.

Age 25

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

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles E Dewoody, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlie De Woody, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlie Dewoody in household of Ed Dewoody, "United States Census, 1910"

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