Charles Oscar “Charley” Amrine

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Charles Oscar “Charley” Amrine

  • Birth 1 Sep 1885 Eureka Springs, Carroll County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 20 Sep 1956 Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 49977911

His father, Jack Tillery, died when he was a small boy. His mother remarried and in his youth took the name of his step-father.

His step-father, Hezekiah Amrine born July 1868 Iowa & his mother, Mary Ann (Moore) Amrine was born November 1864 in Arkansas. 1900 they were farming in Iona, Lyons County, Kansas. They were married about 1891

Charley came to Davenport about 1907 where he had an uncle, Dr Moore. He later came to Harrington where another uncle, John Moore, resided

Charles married Bess B. Froman 14 April 1913 Spokane, Spokane County, Washington. He was a Barber when they married.

He was a Veteran of World War, enlisting in the tank corps of the army in 1918. Tank corpsmen fatalities were high, but Charley preferred to be in a branch of the service which he didn't have to walk. Col Dwight D Eisenhower was his commanding officer. Soon after Charley enlisted the Armistice was signed and he came home

From 1919 to 1920 he worked for Frank Gateley. In 1920 he had his own shop, called the Palm Shop in Harrington. Then in 1925 they moved to Seattle, King County, WA. They lived at Edmonds for a short time, when Mrs. Amrine's father, Tom Froman, lived with them. After his death they returned to Seattle

He died in the Doctor's Hospital in Seattle, where he had been ill about a week.


Their children:
Elaine Amrine DeMouth
Kenneth Donovan Amrine


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  • Maintained by: Valerie Timm Adams
  • Originally Created by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
  • Added: 20 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49977911
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Oscar “Charley” Amrine (1 Sep 1885–20 Sep 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49977911, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Harrington, Lincoln County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Valerie Timm Adams (contributor 47207307) .