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Charles John Kilbourne
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1884
Harrison Valley
Potter County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1974
Plattsburgh
Clinton County
New York, USA

CJK was the son of Fred L. & Stella Covert Kilbourne. Father Fred died at 25 years old, leaving 1 year old CJK and his sister Esther aged 3 without a father. Stella worked to support her family and remained a widow for 26 years, She moved her family to Rochester and Camden, Ny to be near her family. CJK lived in Rome, NY when he left in 1905 for Springfield (Mass) College. He graduated in 1909 as a Physical Education instructor. Marrying in 1910 to Reba MacDaniels, they moved to Greenville, SC where he was the first YMCA Phys Ed teacher there. They had 3 children, Stella, Fred & Esther, moving back to Rome briefly, before permanently settling in Plattsburg, NY. CJK raised his family in several rented houses and AFTER his 1946 retirement purchased a home. His interests were gardening, photography and some genealogy. He died 2 days before his 90th birthday and was buried besides his wife in his father-in-law's plot. As a side note, his widowed mother married his widowed father in law a year after his own marriage. 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred Lemoyne Kilbourn (1859 - 1885)
  Stella L. Covert Kilbourne-McDaniels (1856 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Reba Emeline MacDaniels Kilbourne (1885 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Stella M. Kilbourne Wallenwein (1911 - 2013)*
  Fred MacDaniels Kilbourne (1913 - 1990)*
  Esther Ruth Kilbourne Kelly (1916 - 1986)*
 
 Sibling:
  Esther Maria Kilbourne Gould (1881 - 1959)*
  Charles John Kilbourne (1884 - 1974)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rome Cemetery
Rome
Oneida County
New York, USA
Plot: Lot 2 Section F
 
Maintained by: Andrew L.
Originally Created by: Tombstone Hunter
Record added: Mar 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13650567
Charles John Kilbourne
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Charles John Kilbourne
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Charles John Kilbourne
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