Served in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. He died at the age of 44.
Charles married 1st Esta E Mowery on Nov 17 1910 in Summit County, Ohio. She was the daughter of Harvey R & Jennie May (Crull) Mowery.
Charles married 2nd Mary Ester "Nellie" Baughman on Apr 19 1918 in Summit County, Ohio. They had one adopted daughter.
Charles was Vice President & Manager of M.F.Christensen & Son glass company.
FROM THE AKRON CITY DIRECTORIES:
Charles F. Christensen, student, home - 725 E. Exchange St.
Charles F. Christensen, works - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., home - 725 E. Exchange St.
Charles F. Christensen, (M.F. Christensen & Son), home - 457 E. Exchange St.
Also from the 1905 Directory:
M.F. Christensen & Son, glass marble manufacturers, 457 E. Exchange St.
1910 same as 1905
Charles F. Christensen, (E. Ellena), vice pres. & treas. - M.F. Christensen & Son Co., home - 453 E. Exchange St., People's Phone 1022.
Also from the 1915 Directory:
M.F. Christensen & Son Co., manufacturers of glass toy marbles & caster balls, 455 E. Exchange St., People's Phone 4314.
Charles F. Christensen, (Nellie), pres. & general manager - M.F. Christensen & Son Co., home - 543 E. Exchange St., Bell Phone 746.
THANKS TO cmbwmw for the following information:
ENLISTED MAY 15TH 1898
DISCHARGED NOV 21ST 1898
CO B 8TH OVI
HE WAS A CHARTER MEMBER OF WARD A WILLIFORD VETS ORGANIZATION.
THANKS TO Ralph Hammond-Green for information on this memorial.
Mary Ester Baughman Christensen
Jacqueline Emily Christensen Archer
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