Charles Arthur Tiffin1,2,3

ID# 3742, (1916 - 2005)
FatherJesse L. Tiffin4,5,1 (8 Nov 1890 - 3 Dec 1973)
MotherIda Oletha Kirby6,1,7 (4 Nov 1893 - 2 Dec 1977)

Key Events:

Birth: 1 Jan 1916, Sidney, Illinois8,9
Marriage: 16 Dec 1939, Urbana, Illinois, Virginia Mae Schuck (22 Mar 1917 - 29 Nov 2015)10,11
Divorce: about 1961, Virginia Mae Schuck (22 Mar 1917 - 29 Nov 2015)12,13,14
Marriage: Eva Marie Winters (28 Mar 1914 - 10 May 1993)15
Marriage: Helen Marie Surrells (16 May 1914 - 6 Sep 2009)16
Death: 15 May 2005, Cape Coral, Florida17,18
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Charles Arthur Tiffin was born on 1 Jan 1916 in Sidney, Illinois.8,9
     He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Urbana, Champaign Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, Jesse L. Tiffin and Ida Oletha Kirby.4 He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Urbana, Champaign Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.5
     Charles married first Virginia Mae Schuck, daughter of George W. Schuck and Katherine Elizabeth Oetzel, on 16 Dec 1939 in Urbana, Illinois.10,11
     Charles and Virginia appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Urbana, Champaign Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.19
     He was a gasoline filling station attendant in 1940, reporting that he had worked 57 hours the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks the prior year, earning $988.19 He joined the post office in Mar 1943 in Urbana, working there until he moved to Florida except for military service during World War II and the Korean Conflict.20
     Charles and Virginia were divorced about 1961.12,13,14
     Charles married second Eva Marie Winters, daughter of James E. Winters and Alberta Smith, apparently before they moved to Florida, but no record of the marriage has been found.15
     Charles and Eva moved to Naples, Florida, in Nov 1962.21,22
     Charles retired from the post office in Naples, as a letter carrier, 30 Sep 1974.20,23
     Eva died on 10 May 1993 in Collier Co., Florida.24
     Charles married third Helen Marie Surrells, daughter of Roy Surrells and Stella Sitler.16
     Charles moved to Cape Coral, Florida, about 1995, where Helen had lived for many years. Whether he moved there before they were married or to join her is unknown.25
     Charles died on 15 May 2005 in Cape Coral, Florida, at age 89.17,18

Children:
     Children with Virginia Mae Schuck:

  • Nancy Ann Tiffin26 (16 Jul 1940 - 3 Feb 2014)
  • Carolyn Sue Tiffin27 (17 Oct 1941 - 15 Jun 1995)

Children:
     There were no children with Eva Marie Winters

Children:
     There were no children with Helen Marie Surrells

Citations

  1. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Charles Arthur Tiffin, Soc. Sec. No. 332-07-3617.
  2. [S8259] Jesse Tiffin household, 1920 U.S. Census, Champaign Co., Illinois, shows name as Arthur Tiffin.
  3. [S8260] Jesse L. Tiffin household, 1930 U.S. Census, Champaign Co., Illinois, shows name as Charles A. Tiffin.
  4. [S8259] Jesse Tiffin household, 1920 U.S. Census, Champaign Co., Illinois.
  5. [S8260] Jesse L. Tiffin household, 1930 U.S. Census, Champaign Co., Illinois.
  6. [S8259] Jesse Tiffin household, 1920 U.S. Census, Champaign Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  7. [S8260] Jesse L. Tiffin household, 1930 U.S. Census, Champaign Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  8. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Charles Arthur Tiffin, Soc. Sec. No. 332-07-3617, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S8259] Jesse Tiffin household, 1920 U.S. Census, Champaign Co., Illinois, shows age 4 and state.
  10. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 35, shows date, city, and state.
  11. [S3897] George W. Schuck household, 1940 U.S. Census, Champaign Co., Illinois, shows each of them as married, and her as George's daughter and him as his son-in-law.
  12. [S8253] Polk's Champaign-Urbana City Directory, 1960, pg 499, shows them together.
  13. [S8263] "Good Luck," The Naples Daily News, 1 Sep 1974, shows he moved to Florida in Nov 1962.
  14. [S8262] "Know Your Law Officer," The Naples Daily News, 20 Oct 1970, shows him married to Eva.
  15. [S8262] "Know Your Law Officer," The Naples Daily News, 20 Oct 1970.
  16. [S8261] Helen Marie Collins-Tiffin obituary, The News-Press, shows he was her second husband.
  17. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Charles Arthur Tiffin, Soc. Sec. No. 332-07-3617, shows date.
  18. [S8154] Obituary Daily Times, online, record for Tiffin, Charles "Art", citing the Naples Daily News, Naples, Florida, 16 May 2005, shows city and state.
  19. [S3897] George W. Schuck household, 1940 U.S. Census, Champaign Co., Illinois.
  20. [S8263] "Good Luck," The Naples Daily News, 1 Sep 1974.
  21. [S8263] "Good Luck," The Naples Daily News, 1 Sep 1974, shows he moved there, month, and year.
  22. [S8262] "Know Your Law Officer," The Naples Daily News, 20 Oct 1970, shows she moved there with her family 8 years before.
  23. [S8262] "Know Your Law Officer," The Naples Daily News, 20 Oct 1970, shows he worked for post office.
  24. [S889] "Florida Death Index, 1936-1998," Ancestry.com, record for Eva M Tiffin.
  25. [S4491] "United States Public Records Index," FamilySearch.org, record for Charles Arthur Tiffin, shows residence in Naples, Florida 34103 01 Jun 1992-01 Jan 1996 and Cape Coral, Florida 01 Jan 1994-01 May 2005.
  26. [S8258] Nancy A. Lindsey obituary, The News-Gazette.
  27. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Carolyn Sue Tiffin, Soc. Sec. No. 340-32-4263.