Charles Kern Jr.

Charles Ellsworth Kern Jr. (1930 - 2005)

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Charles Ellsworth "Charlie" Kern Jr.
Born in Washington, District of Columbiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [private sister (1930s - unknown)], [private brother (1930s - unknown)] and [private sister (1940s - unknown)]
Husband of — married 4 Nov 1949 in Alexandria, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1950s - 1980s)] and
Died in McLean, Fairfax, Virginiamap
Profile last modified 6 Feb 2020 | Created 24 May 2015 | Last significant change: 6 Feb 2020
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Charlie was a son of Charles E. Kern and Elizabeth R. Mills. He was born in 1930. He attended schools in Washington, D.C. and the Merchant Marine Academy in Mississippi. He married Barbara D. Dalton in 1949. They had two children.[1]


Date: 16 February 1930
Place: Washington, District of Columbia
Sibley Memorial Hospital[2]


Date: 27 September 1931
Place: Winchester, Virginia[3]


Central High School
Place: Washington, District of Columbia[4]


Merchant Marines:[5]
Date: 26 April 1947
Place: Washington, District of Columbia
Date: April 1948
Merchant Marine Academy:
Place: Pass Christian, Harrison, Mississippi
Date: 1949
Place: King's Port, Nassau, New York


Husband: Charles Ellsworth Kern
Wife: Barbara Dawn Dalton
Child: Carolyn Dawn Kern
Child: Audrey Marie Kern
Date: 4 November 1949
Place: Alexandria, Virginia
Christ Episcopal Church[6]


Charlie often worked as an extra in opera productions[7][8]


Date: 25 September 2001
Place: Alexandria, Virginia[9]


Date: 26 July 2005
Place: McLean, Fairfax, Virginia[10][11][12][13]
Date: 28 July 2005
Place: Alexandria, Virginia[14]
Find a Grave memorial of Charles Ellsworth Kern


  1. Kern-955 was created by Audrey Kern through the import of deRos2.ged on May 23, 2015.
  2. Source: #S1053 Birth Certificate
  3. Source: #S1618 Baptism Certificate; Godparents: John Kern, Nelson Page, Mrs. Robert Barton (Gertrude).
  4. Source: #S2327 Interview
  5. Source: #S2327 Interview
  6. Source: #S952 Marriage Certificate
  7. Source: #S2392 Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia
  8. Source: #S2327 Interviews
  9. Source: #S1172 Will
  10. Source: #S613 He actually died on the 25th. The official date according to the funeral director is the date found, which was the 26th.
  11. Source: #S1173 Death Certificate
  12. Source: #S1207 Obituary
  13. Source: #S3 Social Security
  14. Source: #S1152 Cremation Certificate
  • Source: S1053 - Health Department of the District of Columbia Certificate of Birth of Charles Ellsworth Kern, Certificate No. 327,829, 16 February 1930.
  • Source: S1618 - Baptism Certificate of Charles Ellsworth Kern, Jr., 27 Sep 1931.
  • Source: S1052 - 1930 Federal Census. Household of Charles E. Kern, enumerated 4 April 1930. Washington, District of Columbia. Series T626, Roll 297, ED 209, sheet 2A (201). Repository: #R2
  • Source: S3487 - 1940 Federal Census. Household of Charles E. Kern, enumerated 15 April 1940. Washington City, District of Columbia. Series T627, ED 1-401, sheet 68B, line 76. Repository: #R2
  • Source: S952 - Charles Ellsworth Kern and Barbara Dawn Dalton Certificate of Marriage, 4 November 1949, in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Source: S1152 - Metropolitan Crematory Certificate of Cremation of Charles Ellsworth Kern, Jr.: Cremation number 4-167-04, 28 July 2005.
  • Source: S1172 - Will of Charles Ellsworth Kern, Jr., Testator: Kern, Charles E., Volume: Fiduciary Number FI-2005-0075498. written 25 September 2001.
  • Source: S1173 - Death Certificate of Charles Ellsworth Kern. Registration Area Number 129, Number 2347, 26 July 2005. Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health Division of Vital Records. Richmond, Virginia.
  • Source: S1207 - The Washington Post: Business Owner Charles E. Kern., 75, Location: Washington, DC, page B6, 5 August 2005. Note: Kern-949 21:11, 27 May 2015
  • Source: S2327 - Interviews with Charles E. Kern, Interviewer: Audrey M. Kern McGlynn, Informant Address: McLean, Virginia
  • Source: S2392 - Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia Charles Kern Award. McGlynn, Audrey M.; video September 2005
  • Source: S3 - Social Security Death Index: Charles E. Kern SSN: 577-36-8649 Last Residence: 22102 McLean, Fairfax, Virginia Born: 16 Feb 1930 Died: 26 Jul 2005 State (Year) SSN issued: District of Columbia (Before 1951)
  • Repository: R174 Generations Network Address: City: Provo State: Utah
  • Source: S613 - Personal knowledge, Informant Address: Manassas, Virginia
  • Repository: R2 - National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia

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Dad liked the Gibbons at the zoo. He would start whooping until he got them all going.
posted 3 Nov 2018 by Audrey (Kern) McGlynn   [thank Audrey]
Dad told me that when he was a child he swam in the pygmy hippo tanks at the National Zoo before the hippos were introduced.
posted 3 Nov 2018 by Audrey (Kern) McGlynn   [thank Audrey]
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