Earl Charpia

Male26 June 1915–October 1980

Brief Life History of Earl

When Earl Charpia was born on 26 June 1915, in South Carolina, United States, his father, George Franklin Charpia, was 60 and his mother, Lillie Ida Sweat, was 34. He lived in Dorchester, South Carolina, United States in 1935 and Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died in October 1980, in Summerville, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Summerville, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States.

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Sources (7)

  • Earl K Charpia, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl Kenneth Charpia, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Earl K Charpia in entry for Mrs George F Charpia, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 1

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

North American: from the title originally adopted as a nickname parallel to Duke , King , etc. The title was used in England in Norman times as an equivalent of the French comte ‘count’ it is from Old English eorl ‘warrior, nobleman, prince’. In some cases the given name may have been taken from the surname Earl, which was originally either a nickname or a term denoting someone who worked in the household of an earl.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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