Charles Amsler

Charles Amsler

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  • Name Charles Amsler 
    Born 20 Dec 1885  Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1910  Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusYears
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    of Father
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    50407CharlesAmslerheadmalewhite188426married 1x3PennsylvaniaGermanyPennsylvaniaice company wagon driver
    51407Nellie G.Amslerwifefemalewhite188921married 1x300PennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    52407WartherLonglodgermalewhite187040widowedCanadaCanadaCanadahouse carpenter
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    Military Service 20 Jun 1916  Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Charles enlisted in the U.S. Army June 20, 1916 at Pittsburgh. He served in Battery E of the 107th Field Artillery. He was promoted to Sergeant July 15, 1917. Staff Sergeant Amsler left the US May 18, 1918 aboard the Saturnia and served overseas from May 18, 1918 until January 19, 1919.

    He was wounded in the right arm on October 3, 1918 and received the Purple Heart. Was honorably discharged at Camp Sherman, Ohio, on February 26, 1919.

    Military engagements: Argonne, Chateau Thierry.
     
    U.S. Army Service Record
    U.S. Army Service Record
    Charles Amsler
    U.S. Military Passenger List
    U.S. Military Passenger List
    for the Saturnia which left from the port of New York May 18, 1918
    Census 1920  Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusBirthPlaceBirthPlace
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    OccupationVeteranStreet
    71209Wilda M.Shieldsheadfemalewhite188139widowedPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone Row Avenue
    72209Jane G.Shieldsdaughterfemalewhite19155singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    73209CharlesAmslerboardermalewhite188634divorcedPennsylvaniaSwitzerlandPennsylvanialaborer
    74209FrankAmslerboardermalewhite188733marriedPennsylvaniaSwitzerlandPennsylvaniapoliceman
    75209William K.Campbellboardermalewhite190416singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniawaitress helper
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    Draft Registration 27 Apr 1942  Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Charles registered for the World War II draft April 27, 1942 in Wilkinsburg while he was self-employed in Wilkinsburg. At that time he was 5'6" tall and weighed 185" with gray eyes, gray hair and a light complexion. He was noted to have been wounded in the right elbow during World War I. 
    World War II Draft Registration Card
    World War II Draft Registration Card
    Charles Amsler
    Died 13 Apr 1966  Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • cause of death: infarction of myocardium, arteriosclerotic coronary thrombosis, right lower lobe pneumonia
    • from the records of the Thurman M. Houghton Funeral Home:
      Charles Amsler
      Charles Amsler, 80, of Linesville died Wednesday, April 13, 1966, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Erie, following an illness of seven years.
      A son of Jacob and Katherine Amsler, he was born Dec. 20, 1885, at Wilkinsburg and had lived in the Linesville area since 1942.
      Mr. Amsler was a retired carpenter. Serving with the 107th Field Artillery during World War I, he was wounded in action. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Eagles Lodge and junior Mechanics of America, all of Wilkinsburg.
      He is survived by his widow, the former Dora Skidmore.
      Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thurman M. Houghton Funeral Home, Linesville, where services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Thawley of Linesville Pilgrim Holiness Church officiating. Interment will be at Linesville Cemetery.
    • from the records of the Thurman M. Houghton Funeral Home:
      Charles Amsler
      Charles Amsler, 80, of Linesville died Wednesday, April 13, 1966, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Erie, following an illness of seven years.
      A son of Jacob and Katherine Amsler, he was born Dec. 20, 1885, at Wilkinsburg and had lived in the Linesville area since 1942.
      Mr. Amsler was a retired carpenter. Serving with the 107th Field Artillery during World War I, he was wounded in action. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Eagles Lodge and junior Mechanics of America, all of Wilkinsburg.
      He is survived by his widow, the former Dora Skidmore.
      Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thurman M. Houghton Funeral Home, Linesville, where services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Thawley of Linesville Pilgrim Holiness Church officiating. Interment will be at Linesville Cemetery.
    Pennsylvania Death Certificate
    Pennsylvania Death Certificate
    Charles Amsler
    Age 80 years 
    Buried 15 Apr 1966  Linesville Cemetery, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section U, Lot 567, Grave 8
    Amsler, Charles
    Amsler, Charles
    1885-1966
    Plot: Section U, Lot 567, Grave 8
    Pennsylvania Burial Permit
    Pennsylvania Burial Permit
    Charles Amsler
    Person ID I32306  Local Families
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2019 

    Father Jacob Amsler,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Sara Catherine Vogele 
    Family ID F19685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nellie G. Lescallet,   b. About 1889, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married About 1907 
    Divorced Before 1920 
    Children 
     1. Infant Daughter Amsler,   b. 3 Feb 1907, Oakdale, Allegheny County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1907, Oakdale, Allegheny County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F27650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dora E. Skidmore,   b. 12 Oct 1894, Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1980, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2001 
    Family ID F10978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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