Charles Burnside Luther

February 1862–1952 (Age 89)
Pascoag, Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Charles Burnside

When Charles Burnside Luther was born in February 1862, in Pascoag, Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Andrew Luther, was 28 and his mother, Phebe Mowry Smith, was 26. He married Nellie Augusta Presbrey on 31 January 1900. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 15 years and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 40 years. He died in 1952, at the age of 90, and was buried in Pascoag, Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Burnside Luther
1862–1952
Nellie Augusta Presbrey
1870–1946
Marriage: 31 January 1900
Nelson Andrew Luther
1901–1901
Gordon Presbrey Luther
1903–1987
Helen Smith Luther
1909–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 January 1900
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Luther

    Male1833–1917Male

    Phebe Mowry Smith

    Female1835–1929Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + heri, hari ‘army’.2 English: nickname from Middle English luther(e), lither(e) ‘bad’, ‘wicked’, ‘base’ (from Old English lȳðre).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Chas B Luther, "Rhode Island State Census, 1885"
  • Charles Luther in household of Andrew Luther, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles B Luther in household of Andrew Luther, "United States Census, 1880"

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