Charles Andie "Pete" Wetsel

8 June 1889–June 1971 (Age 82)
Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Charles Andie "Pete"

When Charles Andie "Pete" Wetsel was born on 8 June 1889, in Collin, Texas, United States, his father, Charles Henry Wetsel, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ellen Roberts, was 29. He lived in Clay Land District, Texas, United States in 1900. He died in June 1971, in Bellevue, Clay, Texas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Charles Andie "Pete" Wetsel
1889–1971
Grace Francis Johnson
1895–1933

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Henry Wetsel

    Male1855–1932Male

    Mary Ellen Roberts

    Female1859–1940Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Wetzel ( see Wetzell ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles A Wetsel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Andrew Wetsel in household of C H Wetsel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Andrew C Wetsel in household of Charlie H Wetsel, "United States Census, 1910"

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