Charles Waits

February 1886–27 January 1961 (Age 75)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Waits was born in February 1886, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Allen Waits, was 37 and his mother, Mahala Jane Bradley, was 43. He had at least 1 son with Pearl Harrison. He lived in Civil District 11, Greene, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 January 1961, in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74.

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Charles Waits
Pearl Harrison
Wilbur A. Waits

Spouse and Children


    Pearl Harrison




    Wilbur A. Waits


Parents and Siblings

    Allen Waits


    Mahala Jane Bradley




    William Gilbert Waits


    Lewis B Waits


    Seba M M Waits


    Corrie E I Waits


    George Alexander Waits


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Waite .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Waits in household of Allen W Waits, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Waits in household of Allen Waits, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Edward Waits, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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