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Charles Wirey
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1869
Brown County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1947
Franklin
Johnson County
Indiana, USA

Parents: John Wirey Sr. and Elizabeth Spitzner

Siblings: John Wirey Jr., Susanna Wirey, Jacob Wirey, Michael Wirey, Catherine Wirey, Eliza Wirey Coy, Barbara Ann Wirey Stillabower, and William Wirey plus a few unidentified infant siblings

Wife: Henrietta Goetz (married 29 Sep 1892 Columbus Bartholomew Co., IN

Children: Harold E. Wirey, Euna Marie Wirey McKay, Nena May Wirey Long Allen, James Albert Wirey Sr., Lester Wirey, Alta Edelle Wirey Clifton Burton, and Opal Lucille Wirey Miller

Obituary: Franklin Evening Star 30 Oct 1947
Charles Wirey, 76, Dies at Home Here
Services Planned Friday For Retired Farmer

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Vandivier funeral home for Charles Wirey, 76, who died at his home on Morton Street at 12:05 a.m. Thursday.

The Rev. de Gafferely of Nashville will be in charge of the rites. Burial will be made in Greenlawn cemetery. Friends may call at the Vandivier funeral home Friday afternoon or evening or Saturday before the funeral.

Mr. Wirey was born Dec. 27, 1871, in Brown County, the son of John and Elizabeth Wirey. On Sept. 29, 1892, he married Henrietta Goetz. Seven children were born to this union.

A farmer, Mr. Wirey and his family moved to Johnson County in 1919 from Bartholomew County, where he had resided since 1902.

He was a member of the Grace Methodist Church, and at one time affiliated with the Red Men's lodge.

Survivors include the widow; a brother, William Wirey of Edinburg; three sons, Harold Wirey of Edinburg; James Wirey of Indianapolis, and Lester Wirey of Franklin; four daughters, Mrs. C. B. McKay, Mrs. Arthur Miller, and Mrs. Bruce Burton, Columbus, and Mrs. Neal Allen of Franklin; twelve grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wirey (1820 - 1890)
  Elizabeth Spitzner Wirey (1831 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Henrietta Goetz Wirey (1872 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  Harold E Wirey (1894 - 1960)*
  Euna Marie Wirey McKay (1895 - 1961)*
  Nena May Wirey Allen (1897 - 1966)*
  James Albert Wirey (1900 - 1983)*
  Lester Wirey (1902 - 1979)*
  Alta Edelle Wirey Clifton Burton (1910 - 1992)*
  Opal Lucile Wirey Miller (1914 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wirey (1851 - 1913)*
  Susanna Wirey (1852 - 1852)*
  Jacob Wirey (1852 - 1945)*
  Michael Wirey (1855 - 1922)*
  Catherine Wirey (1859 - 1881)*
  Eliza Wirey Coy (1863 - 1934)*
  Barbara Ann Wirey Stillabower (1865 - 1938)*
  William Wirey (1867 - 1952)*
  Charles Wirey (1869 - 1947)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Although his year of birth is inscribed as 1871 on the headstone, he was counted in his parents household in the 1870 Census and was shown as age 5/12.
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Franklin
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20537706
Charles Wirey
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
Charles Wirey
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
Charles Wirey
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
 
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In memory of my Great-Grandfather
- Mark E. Wirey
 Added: Sep. 20, 2011

- Lillie Riney
 Added: Feb. 22, 2008
 
 
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