Charles Oswald Whaley Jr.1

#7420, b. 12 Sep 1890, d. 29 May 1957
Last Edited:8 Jun 2012
FatherCharles Oswald Whaley1 b. 21 May 1862, d. 21 Sep 1918
MotherIda Dillon1 b. Feb 1862, d. 22 Aug 1911
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Charles Oswald Whaley Jr. and Minerva Heloise Clement

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthCharles Oswald Whaley Jr. was born on 12 Sep 1890 at Bayou Goula, Iberville Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 28 Sep 1890 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Bayou Goula, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Joseph E. Joly and Alica Leche.1
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Oswell Whaley (given age 38) on the 1900 Census at Iberville Parish, LA.3
Census1910, sonOswell Whaley Jr. (given age 19) was enumerated as the son of C. I. Whaley (given age 48) on the 1910 Census, living at Iberville Parish, LA.4
MarriageCharles Oswald Whaley Jr. married Minerva Heloise Clement about 1911.5
DraftRegCharles Oswald Whaley Jr. was required to register for the first draft of World War I, held on 5 Jun 1917. At that time, he was living in White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA. He worked for himself as a farmer in the area, supporting a wife and child. He was described as being tall and of medium build, with blue eyes and light hair, and a crippled hand.2
Census1920C. O. Whaley (given age unknown) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Menova Whaley (given age unknown), son(s) Clemence Whaley (given age unknown) and Al Whaley (given age unknown). This family lived on a farm on Rich Land Road, most likely C. O.'s father's farm. His occupation was given as an assistant manager for a farm. It appears that his brother Thomas also lived on the same farm, working as the farm manager.6
Census1930C. O. Whaley (given age 38) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at 207 Second Street at Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Menova Whaley (given age 37), his son(s) Clemen and Al, his daughter(s) Marie. Their home was rented for $20 per month. C.O. was a bookkeeper for a wholesale grocer.5
DeathCharles Oswald Whaley Jr. died at age 66 on 29 May 1957 in Lafourche Parish, LA.7

Citations:

  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  3. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S748] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Lafayette Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S279] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…