1 Charles William LAKE


Birth:         18 Aug 1886, Clinton, Iowa

Death:         7 Jun 1981

Occ:           Mechanical Engineer - Gas Engine Factory

Father:        William LAKE Jr. (1849-1934)

Mother:        Louisa  M. HENDRICKS (1853-1915)


Was living in La Porte, Ind. in 1918.  Found Charles and family in the 1920 & 1930 census in Beloit, Rock, WI 

In the 1930 census they owned their home that had worth of $6,000. They also owned a radio set.

Charles states that his father was born in England and his mother in Saxony, while Jessamine states that both her father and mother were born in Ohio.



Spouse:        Jessamine N. LYON

Birth:         1885, Illinois

Father:        Fredrick C. (Freddie) LYON (1864-)

Mother:        Bertha (1864-)

Marr:          1917


Children:      Charles (1918-2005)

               Alden Lyon (1923-1981)

               Nancy Lyon (1929-)


1.1 Charles LAKE Jr.


Birth:         21 Jun 1918, Beloit, Rock Co. Wisconsin

Death:         7 Jun 2005, Hinsdale, Dupage, Illinois


1.2 Alden Lyon LAKE


Birth:         28 Sep 1923, Beloit, WI

Death:         2 Oct 1981, Bexar County, Texas

Burial:        Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Bexar County, TX


Alden enlisted in the Army on the 10th of December 1942 in Syracuse, New York.  At that time he was 71" tall and weighed 148 lbs, single with no dependents.  He was a private.  He went on to later join the Air Force and received the Longevity Service Award with 2 bronze oak leaf clusters and retired as a Senior Master Sergeant ,  US Air Force in 1967.  He was assigned to the 31st and 26th Fighter Command during WWII.


1.3 Nancy Lyon LAKE


Birth:         1929, Beloit, Wi


Spouse:        GRAEFF