Charles J. Mark (1814 - 1889)

Charles J. Mark
1814 - 1889
updated August 09, 2020
Charles J. Mark, father to 1 child, was born on July 19, 1814 at France, France. He was the parent of Mary Mark Vaughan with an unknown spouse. He died on March 25, 1889 in McMinnville, Oregon at age 74.

Charles came to America years old with his parents when he was 19, They arrived in New York from Nancy, France. They first lived in Utica, New York before moving to Chicago. The Mark family moved to Missouri where he met Mary Ann's mother, Catherine. In 1841, Catherine came to America at age 19 with her Aunt Beller's family. They had first gone to Louisville, Kentucky then to St. Louis, Missouri. On 6 June 1848, Charles Marc and Catherine were married and moved to a farm near Halls, Missouri. In 1875, Charles Mark sold the farm and left by covered wagon for San Francisco. From there, they traveled up to Oregon. They settled in the McMinniville area where they raised their children as devote Catholics.
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Charles Mark died on in McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon United States 97128
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Charles J. Mark, father to 1 child, died on March 25, 1889 in McMinnville, Oregon at 74 years of age. He was born on July 19, 1814 at France, France. He had Mary Mark Vaughan with an unknown partner.
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In 1814, in the year that Charles J. Mark was born, mechanical engineer George Stephenson - who taught himself to read and write at age 18 - built the first practical steam locomotive. Named Blücher, the train was built to haul coal. It could haul 30 tons of coal up a hill at 4 mph.

In 1858, Charles was 44 years old when on January 14th, Felice Orsini and others tried - but failed - to assassinate Napoleon III of France. The bombs they set off did kill 8 people - and wounded 142 others. Some of the conspirators were French émigrés who lived in Britain, setting off a short anti-British feeling in France. But the emperor refused to support the sentiment and it died out. Orsini was executed by guillotine on March 13th.

In 1866, Charles was 52 years old when on May 10th, the "banker's bank" - London bank Overend, Gurney and Company - collapsed, beginning the Panic of 1866. Unemployment went up to 8% and wages went down. Only about 16% of joint-stock companies - a company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders - weathered the Panic.

In 1879, at the age of 65 years old, Charles was alive when on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

In 1889, in the year of Charles J. Mark's passing, on March 31st, the Eiffel Tower was inaugurated. Because the elevators were not yet in operation, officials had to climb to the top of the tower - it took an hour. On May 15th, the Tower opened to the public - still without working elevators - but around 30,000 visitors still made the climb. The elevators went into operation on the 26th. The Tower wasn't considered aesthetically pleasing at the time but is now one of the most iconic structures in the world.

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