5/4/1910 N Okaw Twp, Coles Co, IL. At census time he was still single, age 26, and living next door to his Daily grandparents with his parents just beyond them. Charles was a general farmer.
1918 Arthur, North Okaw Twp, Coles Co, IL. According to a listing of county farmers, Charles owned 189 acres in S32 and he had been a county resident since birth. The farm must have been on the Coles/Douglas line as his address was Arthur (Douglas Co) but North Okaw Twp was in Coles Co. Names of his wife and child were also listed.
9/12/1918 Rt#1, Arthur, Coles Co (should be Douglas), IL was his address when he registered for the draft. His name was listed as Charley Clifford but he signed as Charles. He verified his birth date and occupation of farmer. Wife Margaret was recorded as nearest relative. Physically he was described by registrar Ellison Hunt, as medium height, medium build, with blue eyes and brown hair.