F. DAUBMAN was born in November 1840 in Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania to Christian and Eva Neutze Daubman. The family name also
appears as Daubmann in some sources. Charles F. Daubman had at
least two older siblings, Mary Christina, born in 1835, and
Jacob C. Daubman, born in 1837.
1870 census shows him living in Camden's South Ward with his
wife, the former Angelina Clayton, and children Annie, 5, and
Warren, 9 months.
F. Daubman was appointed to the Camden Fire Department on
April 19, 1871 replace William
A. White as an extra man with Engine
Company 1. He had previously worked as
a packer. Charles F. Daubman was making his home at 1027 South
appointed to the Fire Department. He was removed from service
Fire Department on September 5, 1871.
active, Charles F. Daubman was appointed Chief of Police in
1877 and served the City of Camden in that capacity until 1879.
1880 Census shows that Charles Daubman was then a widower, and
son Warren also apparently had died. Charles Daubman was living
at 426 Spruce Street with his mother, Eva Daubman, a native of
the Duchy of Wurttemberg in what is now Germany, and his
daughter Annie. Eva Daubman passed in 1892.
Daubman was appointed turnkey at the Camden County Jail by then
Sheriff Theodore Gibbs in November of 1881, which is to say, he
was placed in charge of the jail. He stopped a jailbreak in
October of 1884 when he discovered that prisoners had been
sawing through iron bars.
F Daubman was working as a clerk in Philadelphia in the
early 1890s. The 1893-1894 City Directory and the
1900 and 1910 Censuses both show Charles Daubman working as a
toll collector at the Kaighn's Point Ferry, which operated between
Camden and Philadelphia. His home at that time was still at 426 Spruce Street, where he lived with his second wife, the former
Louisa Jacoby, and his daughter from his first marriage, Annie
family does not appear in the 1914 Camden City Directory.
brother Jacob C. Daubman was Sheriff of Camden County from 1874