Fandom

Familypedia

Charles Wesley Stickler (1891-1975)

215,477pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Charles Wesley Stickler was born 22 October 1891 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to John James Stickler (1863-1932) and Ellen Clerke (1864-1947) and died 1 September 1975 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, United States of unspecified causes. He married Viola West (1892-1972) 21 February 1911 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, United States. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.
",39.952" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 39.95.
",-75.146" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value -75.167.


Charles Wesley, born in Philadelphia, PA in 1891 was the second child of John James Stickler and Ellen Clerke. He lived briefly at 1606 Latona Street, Philadelphia but moved to Pottstown, PA, and later to Lansford, PA, where he spent the rest of his childhood.

At sixteen and still in high school, he developed meningitis but recovered sufficiently to finish high school. His hopes to study medicine at college were dashed due to his lengthy recovery from the illness, and he decided to enter the field of business. He acquired the Stickler Shoe Store business from his father during the beginning of WWI but was forced to sell it, which he did and invested in other local businesses.

On 23 October 1912, he married Viola West of Coaldale, PA at the Methodist Church, Lansford PA and they set up housekeeping in Lansford where two of their three children were born. In 1920, the family moved to Hazleton.

Charles had a good background in mine engineering & surveying and advanced through supervisory posts in area mining companies, and eventually passed the examination for the State Mine Inspector Certificate. He assisted his father (now State Mine Inspector) in various duties including preparation of annual reports, map indexing and updating. A good analyst, he carried a mining hand-book in his jacket at all times. Among his accomplishments were patents on various inventions including mine-car design, automatic car dumps, and ventilation accessories.

His hobbies were playing the piano, choir singing, and fishing. He was a devoted father and faithful member of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Hazleton, and once served as church choir director. Charles died in Hazleton on September 1975 at the age of eighty four.



Sources and notes

‡ General



Contributors

  Nathanville

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki