Charles M. Dubois

23 May 1860–9 March 1954 (Age 93)
Clayton, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Charles M.

When Charles M. Dubois was born on 23 May 1860, in Clayton, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, his father, Benjamin F. Dubois, was 36 and his mother, Amanda Gardiner, was 27. He married Martha E. Knisell on 5 June 1887, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New Jersey, United States in 1870. He died on 9 March 1954, at the age of 93, and was buried in Clayton, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles M. Dubois
1860–1954
Martha E. Knisell
1862–
Marriage: 5 June 1887
Walter P. Dubois
1888–1974
Irma Dubois
1889–
Hazel Dubois
1896–
Benjamin F. Dubois
1898–1968
Carl Dubois
1907–

Spouse and Children

    Male1860–1954Male

    Martha E. Knisell

    Female1862–Female

MARRIAGE
5 June 1887
Gloucester, New Jersey, United States
children

(5)

    Male1888–1974Male

    Irma Dubois

    Female1889–Female

    Hazel Dubois

    Female1896–Female

    Male1898–1968Male

    Carl Dubois

    Male1907–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin F. Dubois

    Male1824–1903Male

    Amanda Gardiner

    Female1832–1912Female

siblings

(3)

    Millard Fillmore Dubois

    Male1856–1914Male

    William G Dubois

    Male1858–1916Male

    Male1860–1954Male

World Events (8)

1861

Age 1

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

French and English (Norman and Huguenot): topographic name for someone who lived in a wood, from the fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’ + French bois ‘wood’ ( see Bois ). In both England and America the name has been translated as Wood .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles H Dubois, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Dubois, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Dubois, "United States Census, 1900"

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