Person:Charles Housel (1)

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Charles Rhodes Housel
b.July 4, 1831 Pennsylvania
m. April 20, 1826
  1. Rachel Housel1827 -
  2. Robert Housel1829 - 1883
  3. Charles Rhodes Housel1831 - 1909
  4. George Washington Housel1833 - 1863
  5. Margaret Housel1835 - 1883
  6. Hannah Marie Housel1840 - 1898
  7. William Charles Housel1843 - 1902
  8. Jane B 'Jennie' Housel1845 - 1930
  9. Alice Sarah Housel1851 - 1924
m. October 18, 1860
  1. William H. Housel1861 - 1931
  2. Harrison G. Housel1863 - 1944
  3. Joseph Irvin Housel1867 -
  4. Martha Housel1873 - 1881
  5. Nellie Housel1875 - 1877
  6. Bruce Wells Housel1877 - 1943
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Charles Rhodes Housel
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] July 4, 1831 Pennsylvania
Marriage October 18, 1860 Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United Statesto Rebecca Margaret Guardner
Death[6][7] October 2, 1909 Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 John Housel Family in 1850 US Federal Census.
  2. 2.0 2.1 John Housel Family in 1860 US Federal Census.
  3.   Charles R. Housel Family in 1870 US Federal Census (Bloomsburg, PA).

    !CENSUS:
    1870 Census, PA, Columbia Co, Bloomsburg (East Ward); Pg 42; Enum Da te 25 June 1870
    Dwell # 230; Fam #241
    >
    HOUSEL, Charles R.; 38, M, W, Grocer; No RE, PP = $750; PA; Ma le Citizen
    " , Margaret  ; 28, F , W, Keeping House; PA
    " , William  ; 8, M, W, At Home; PA, Attended Schoo l
    " , Harrison  ; 6, M, W, PA
    " , Joseph I. ; 3, M, W, PA

  4.   Charles R. Housel Family in 1880 US Federal Census (Bloomsburg, PA).

    !CENSUS:
    1880 Census, PA, Columbia Co, Bloomsburg (West Ward); Pg 57D; ED # 16 5; Enum Date 14 June 1880
    Second Street; Dwell #162; Fam # 168
    >
    HOUSEL, Charles R.; 48, M, W, , Married, Drill Sg t.  ; PA __ __
    " , Rebecca  ; 38, F , W, Wife, Married, Keeping Hous e; PA __ __
    " , William  ; 18, M, W, Son , Single , Labor er  ; PA PA PA
    " , Harrison  ; 17, M, W, Son , Single , Labor er  ; PA PA PA
    " , Joseph  ; 12, M, W, Son , Sing le ,  ; PA PA PA
    " , Martha  ; 7, F , W, Dau , Sing le ,  ; PA PA PA
    " , Bruce W.  ; 2, M, W, Son , Sing le ,  ; PA PA PA

  5.   Charles R. Housel Family in 1890 US Federal Census (Bloomsburg, PA).

    !CENSUS:
    1900 Census of the Third Precinct, Town of Bloomsburg, Columbia Count y; ED # 3; Pg 40B; Enum Date 6 June 1900
    392 Light Street Road; Dwell #184; Fam # 191
    >
    HOUSEL, C.R.  ; Head; July 1831; 69; Mar 3 9;  ; PA PA PA; Grocer; Rents Home
    " , Rebecca; Wife ; Oct 1842; 58; Mar 39; 8 childre n, 4 living; PA PA PA;
    " , Bruce  ; Son  ; Nov 1877; 22; Singl e;  ; PA PA PA; Salesman - Grocery
    >

  6. Obituary for Charles Rhodes Housel.

    !BIRTH, DEATH, SIBLINGS:
    Source: "Democratic Sentinel" issue of 5 Oct 1909 - published Bloomsburg, Columbia Co., PA
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    "THE DEATH OF C.R. HOUSEL
    Well-Known Resident Passed Away on Saturday Afternoon
    HAD BEEN ILL FOR A LONG TIME
    The Deceased Was a Former Highway Commissioner
    --
    Charles R. HOUSEL died at his home on East Third street at about 1 o'clock on Saturday afternoon. Death was due to a complication of disease s. He was aged 78 on July 4 last.
    He is survived by his widow and the following children: William H., steward at the Lock Haven Normal School, H.G., a constable, who resides in Philadelphia; Irvin, of town and Bruce, who resides in Philadelphia. Two sisters, Mrs. William COLWELL and Mrs. Ed GERBER, both of Williamsport, also survive.
    The deceased lived in Bloomsburg or about thirty-five years. He was o ne time active in Democratic politics and served as a Highway Commissioner for the town of Bloomsburg. He was a native of Lock Haven.
    For a number of years he conducted a green grocery on North Iron street, and also had a fish market on South Iron street.
    He was known to almost every person in town, and although it was known that he had been seriously ill, the news of his death came as a shock to his friends."
    >

  7. Cirtificate of Death.

    !PARENTS, DEATH, BURIAL:
    Source: Certified copy of Death Certificate, obtained from PA
    Division of Vital Records

    File # 91592, Register # 111

    Place of Death: 505 East 3rd Street, 3rd Ward, Bloomsburg Borough,
    Columbia County, PA
    Full Name: Charles Rhodes HOUSEL
    Date of Birth: 4 July 1831
    Date of Death: 2 Oct 1909
    Age at Death: 78 years 2 months 28 days
    Married
    Birth place: PA
    Occupation: Retired Merchant
    Name of Father: John HOUSEL
    Birth place of father: PA
    Name of Mother: Margaret JOHNS {Note: Surname conflicts with other information}
    Birth place of Mother: PA
    Cause of death: {illegible}
    Place of Burial: Columbia County
    Undertaker: G.G. Baker, Bloomsburg
    Signed by: J. Irvine HOUSEL, 389 High Street, {illegible}