Charles August Wendling


Charles August Wendling

Death 27 Mar 1971 (aged 72)
Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown, Specifically: IN RESEARCH
Memorial ID 201664047 View Source
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Charles Auguste Chaychoin (Wendling)

Born in Saint Helier, Jersey Island, England
(as was his maternal grandmother, who was
Ms. Rose Wendling)

Son of George Claude Chauchoin (1867-1925)
and Jeanne Marie (Loew) Chauchoin (who were
married 06 Feb 1896 in Paris, Paris, France)

Brother of Emilie (Lily) Claudette Chauchoin,
aka, actress and filmstar Claudette Colbert

Paternal grandson of Louis Auguste Chauchoin
and F Marie Augustine(Destouches) Chauchoin

Maternal grandson of Charles Loew and
Marie Augustine (Le Goupillot) Loew (1848-1930)

Charles took a business name and became
"Charles Wendling," after his grandmother.

Charles was a talent agent. He married
Grace Lella Kern and together they had
a daughter (Coco (Wendling) Lewis)

Arrived November 4, 1907 aboard the ship named
"La Gascogne" (although they returned to Europe
from time to time). He grew up and soon attended
Cornell University and studied in the "School of Mil
Aeronautics" He enlisted 21 Nov 1917 (in NY) -- PFC.
His WWII draft registration card (dated 16 Feb 1942)
stated that he was 5' 11'', brown hair, brown eyed,
and weighed about 178 lbs.

Charles died while in Halifax Hospital.

1910 Manhattan Ward 19, New York, NY
George Chauchoin 43 (Charles' father)
Jeanne Chauchoin 33 (Charles' mother)
Charles Chauchoin 11 (Charles)
Lillie Chauchoin 6 (Charles' sister Lily, aka Claudette)
Emily Loew 32 (Charles' maternal aunt, adopted)
Marie Loew 62 (Charles' maternal grandmother)

1915 New York state census for New York, NY
George Chanchoin 48
Jane Chanchoin 38
Charles Chanchoin 16
Lillian Chanchoin 11
Mary Loew 67
Emily Loew 36

1920 Manhattan Assembly District 14, New York, NY
George Chauchoin 52
Jeanne Chauchoin 42
Charles Chauchoin 21
Lily Chauchoin 16
Emily Loew 40

Charles marries Grace Lella Kern

1930 Manhattan, New York, NY
Charles Wendling 31
Grace Wendling 25


Both his father and his maternal grandmother
passed away in Manhattan, New York

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