Charles S. Weatherly

Page 520 - Charles S. Weatherly, son of Warren W. and Mary (Austin) Weatherly, was born April 8, 1851, and came to Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1857 with his parents. At the age of nineteen years he entered the employ of Wilder D. Foster as a sheet metal worker, for three years, then with the firm of Shriver, Weatherly & Company, and later with Weatherly & Pulte until 1905. Then he entered into business for himself having purchased the furnace heating department from Weatherly & Pulte, besides which he has been a leading representative of the furnace business in Grand Rapids for many years, with a service record that has constituted one of its most valuable business assets. Mr. Weatherly has insistent appreciation of the manifold advantages and attractions of his home city, and has ever shown loyal interest in matters touching its well-being. He and his wife are zealous members of the Weatherly Street Baptist church of which he has bee a trustee for the past thirty-eight years. In 1875, November 18, Mr. Weatherly was united in marriage to Miss Anna Elisabeth Jones whose parents were pioneer citizens of Kent county. Mr. and Mrs. Weatherly celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary November 18, 1925.

Transcriber:  Nancy Myers
Created: 8 November 2002