Jun. 15, 1904 Bakersfield Kern County California, USA
Oct. 24, 1981 Kinston Lenoir County North Carolina, USA
Charles was one of 13 children born to Charles Henry Brunk and Mary Virginia Yelkin. He was the great grandson of pioneer Christian Bohna. His maternal grandparents were German immigrants and pioneers John J. Yelkin II and Anna C. Dirks.