Lieutenant Terry Joseph Charlton Jr.1

M, #10279, b. 31 May 1916, d. 20 December 1988
Lieutenant Terry Joseph Charlton, Jr.
U. S. Army Air Force World War II
1916-1988
Husband of Elizabeth Merrell
     Lieutenant Terry Joseph Charlton Jr. was born on 31 May 1916 at Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas.1 He was the son of Professor Terry Joseph Charlton and Bobbie Blanche Hubert.1 He married Elizabeth Merrell circa 1939.2 He enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corps on 6 March 1942 at Houston, Harris County, Texas.3 He ended his service as a 'Tuskeegee Airman' when he was discharged from the U. S. Army on 9 February 1946.4 He died on 20 December 1988 at Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, at age 72 years, 6 months and 20 days.1 He was buried at Anthony Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas.1

Children of Lieutenant Terry Joseph Charlton Jr. and Elizabeth Lucille Merrell

  • Carolyn Frances Charlton
  • Terry Joseph Charlton III5
  • Paulette Velma Charlton6
  • Claudette Angela Charlton7
  • William Earl Charlton8
  • Merrell Arlene Charlton9 b. 5 Oct 1949, d. 10 Sep 2012
  • Elizabeth Ollie Charlton10
  • Adrienne Jocelyn Charlton11

Citations

  1. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 55696179.
  2. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 49153808.
  3. [S701] Army Enlistment Records, U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about Terry J Charlton
    Name:     Terry J Charlton
    Birth Year:     1916
    Race:     Negro, citizen (Black)
    Nativity State or Country:     Texas
    State of Residence:     Texas
    County or City:     Jefferson
    Enlistment Date:     9 Mar 1942
    Enlistment State:     Texas
    Enlistment City:     Houston
    Branch:     Air Corps
    Branch Code:     Air Corps
    Grade:     Private
    Grade Code:     Private
    Term of Enlistment:     Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component:     Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
    Source:     Civil Life
    Education:     4 years of college
    Civil Occupation:     Mail carriers
    Marital status:     Single, without dependents
    Height:     68
    Weight:     135.
  4. [S1249] Death Records, U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 about Terry Charlton
    Name:     Terry Charlton
    Birth Date:     31 May 1916
    Death Date:     20 Dec 1988
    Cause of Death:     Natural
    SSN:     467729374
    Branch 1:     ARMY
    Enlistment Date 1:     9 Mar 1942
    Release Date 1:     9 Nov 1942
    Branch 2:     AF
    Enlistment Date 2:     10 Nov 1942
    Release Date 2:     9 Feb 1946.
  5. [S1197] Texas Birth Index, online https://familysearch.org/, Terry Joseph Iii Charlton,, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
    name:      Terry Joseph Iii Charlton,
    event:      Birth
    event date:      06 Nov 1946
    event place:      Jefferson, Texas
    gender:      Male
    father:     Terry Joseph Charlton
    mother:     Elizabeth Merrell
    certificate number:.     
  6. [S1197] Texas Birth Index, online https://familysearch.org/, Paulette Velma Charlton, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
    name:      Paulette Velma Charlton
    event:      Birth
    event date:      20 Aug 1947
    event place:      Jefferson, Texas
    gender:      Female
    father:     Terry J Charlton
    mother:     Elizabeth Merrell
    certificate number:.     
  7. [S1197] Texas Birth Index, online https://familysearch.org/, Claudette Angela Charlton, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
    name:      Claudette Angela Charlton
    event:      Birth
    event date:      20 Aug 1947
    event place:      Jefferson, Texas
    gender:      Female
    father:     Terry J Charlton
    mother:     Elizabeth Merrell
    certificate number:.     
  8. [S1197] Texas Birth Index, online https://familysearch.org/, William Earl Charlton, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
    name:      William Earl Charlton
    event:      Birth
    event date:      20 Sep 1948
    event place:      Jefferson, Texas
    gender:      Male
    father:     Terry Joseph Charlton
    mother:     Elizabeth Merrell
    certificate number:.     
  9. [S1138] The Beaumont Enterprise, Obituaries, The Beaumont Enterprise, Beaumont, TX, Merrell Charlton "Missy" Nicholas - Published 13 Sep 2012.
  10. [S1197] Texas Birth Index, online https://familysearch.org/, Elizabeth Ollie Charlton, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
    name:      Elizabeth Ollie Charlton
    event:      Birth
    event date:      29 Aug 1951
    event place:      Jefferson, Texas
    gender:      Female
    father:     Terry Joseph Charlton
    mother:     Elizabeth Lucille Merrell
    certificate number:.     
  11. [S1197] Texas Birth Index, online https://familysearch.org/, Adrienne Jocelyn Charlton, "Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997"
    name:      Adrienne Jocelyn Charlton
    event:      Birth
    event date:      28 Jul 1957
    event place:      Jefferson, Texas
    gender:      Female
    father:     Terry Joseph Charlton
    mother:     Elizabeth Lucille Merrell
    certificate number:.