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 Charles Harris Gist, Jr

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Charles Harris Gist, Jr

  • Birth 13 Jan 1916 Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 25 Jul 1983 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Drive 9, Section 1, Lot 0058
  • Memorial ID 94979421

Charles Harris Gist Jr. was born in 1916 in Oklahoma, son of Charles Harris Gist Sr. (1892-1969) and Addie Ramona Elliott (1896-1964).

The 1920 Federal Census for Fort Collins Ward 2, Colorado (Larimer County) shows Charles Gist Jr., age 3, born in Oklahoma; living with his father, Charles H. Gist Sr., a painter and paper hanger, age 27, born in Missouri; and his mother, Addie R., age 24, born in Oklahoma. Also living in the household were Charles Jr.'s siblings: Juanita Gist, age 5, born in Texas; and Eloise Y. Gist, age 1, born in Oklahoma.

On November 3, 1925, Charles Jr.'s sister, Juanita died and was buried in the Fairview Cemetery.

The 1940 Federal Census for Hogan, Oklahoma (Mayes County) shows Charles H. Gist Jr., a house painter, age 24, born in Oklahoma; and his wife, Viola A., age 21, born in Texas. Living with them were two sons: John C. Gist, age 3; and Tommy E. Gist, age 5 months; both born in Oklahoma.

The World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 shows that Charles H. Gist Jr., born in 1916 in Oklahoma, enlisted in the U.S. Army at Fort Sill, Oklahoma on April 21, 1944 as a private.

Charles died July 25, 1983 in Dallas, Texas (Dallas County) and was buried in Durant, Oklahoma (Bryan County) in the Highland Cemetery. Viola died November 27, 1997 in Stephenville, Texas (Erath County) and she was cremated.


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  • Created by: TimelessSpirits
  • Added: 7 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94979421
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Harris Gist, Jr (13 Jan 1916–25 Jul 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94979421, citing Highland Cemetery, Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by TimelessSpirits (contributor 47310549) .