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Charles Vogel Edmundson, I
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1888
What Cheer
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1918
Coal Creek
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA

Charles Vogel was born in What Cheer, Keokuk County, Iowa to Franklin Edmundson and Maria Ella Penrose. He had an older brother, James Alton, and a younger sister Irene (Edmundson) Beaty. When Vogel was 13 years of age his mother died giving birth to a fourth child, Harry, who also died. Vogel's father, Franklin, subsequently re-married to Alice Hawley Penrose who was the younger sister of Ella. Vogel went on to marry Anna Pearl Purkey who was the adopted daughter of Thomas Smith and Martha (Williams) Smith. Vogel and Anna had two boys, Thomas Cleo and Charles Vogel II. Vogel died from tuberculosis that he supposedly contracted while he was working as a glass blower in Boulder, Colorado. Anna re-married to William Walker Scott. 
Family links: 
  Franklin Edmundson (1863 - 1940)
  Maria Ella Penrose Edmundson (1864 - 1901)
  Anna Pearl Purkey Edmundson (1890 - 1982)
  Thomas Cleo Edmundson (1912 - 1999)*
  Charles Vogel Edmundson (1914 - 2002)*
  James Alton Edmundson (1886 - 1946)*
  Charles Vogel Edmundson (1888 - 1918)
  John Cleo Edmundson (1892 - 1894)*
  Mary Irene Edmundson Beaty (1895 - 1974)*
  Harry Edmundson (1901 - 1901)*
*Calculated relationship
Small Original Marker: EDMUNDSON, C.VOGLE, 10-12-1888, 1-20-1918
Large Combined Marker: EDMUNDSON, CHARLES VOGEL, 1888-1918, ANNA SCOTT, 1890-1982
Note: The small original headstone was provided at Vogel's death in 1918. Charles Vogel Edmundson II made arrangements for the large combined headstone in 1982 at the time of Anna's death. Vogel's name was spelled incorrectly on the original headstone.
Coal Creek Cemetery
What Cheer
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Charles Edmundson
Originally Created by: Carla Burdock
Record added: Oct 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77585125
Charles Vogel Edmundson, I
Added by: Charles Edmundson
Charles Vogel Edmundson, I
Added by: Charles Edmundson
Charles Vogel Edmundson, I
Added by: Carla Burdock
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 Added: Oct. 26, 2012

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