Charles Johnson Westbrook

18 March 1875–21 June 1953 (Age 78)
Dresden, Weakley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Charles Johnson

When Charles Johnson Westbrook was born on 18 March 1875, in Dresden, Weakley, Tennessee, United States, his father, James M Westbrook Jr, was 40 and his mother, Mary Susan Wilson, was 29. He married Fannie Beatrice Finney on 31 July 1898, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in District 25, Glynn, Georgia, United States in 1930 and Civil District 25, Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 21 June 1953, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sunset Cemetery, Dresden, Weakley, Tennessee, United States.

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Charles Johnson Westbrook
Fannie Beatrice Finney
Marriage: 31 July 1898
Ida Lillian Westbrook
Tiny Bell Westbrook
Charles Carl Westbrook
Ethel Susan Westbrook
Daisy Lavergne Westbrook
Edna E Westbrook
Burch Huston Westbrook

Spouse and Children

31 July 1898
Weakley, Tennessee, United States



    Tiny Bell Westbrook


    Charles Carl Westbrook


    Ethel Susan Westbrook


    Daisy Lavergne Westbrook


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James M Westbrook Jr


    Mary Susan Wilson




    Mary A F Westbrook


    Louisa L Westbrook




    James Monroe Westbrook


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 18

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places named Westbrook, for example in Berkshire, Kent, and the Isle of Wight, from Old English west ‘west’ + brōc ‘brook’.2 Altered spelling of Dutch Westbroek, a habitational name from a place so named near Utrecht.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charlie Wesbrooke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlie Westbrook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chas J Westbrooks, "United States Census, 1920"

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