Charles Porter Tesson

1891–1965 (Age 74)
Warren, Missouri, United States

The Life of Charles Porter

When Charles Porter Tesson was born on 25 March 1891, in Warren, Missouri, United States, his father, William Tesson, was 48 and his mother, Mary Frances Taylor, was 33. He married Ella Jane Swarts on 28 October 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Camp Branch Township, Warren, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Truesdale, Warren, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 26 September 1965, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Wright City Cemetery, Wright City, Warren, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Porter Tesson
Ella Jane Swarts
Marriage: 28 October 1925

Spouse & Children

28 October 1925


  • Tesson


Parents & Siblings

  • William Tesson


  • Mary Frances Taylor




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 13

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles P Tessone, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chas P Tesson in household of William Tesson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Porter Tesson, "Find A Grave Index"

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