Carrie Wilkerson

Brief Life History of Carrie

When Carrie Wilkerson was born on 30 January 1890, in Stoddard, Missouri, United States, her father, David P "Dave" Wilkerson, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Eveline Ramsey, was 21. She married Abraham " Abe" Sampson Shehorn on 26 June 1910, in Dexter, Stoddard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Richland Township, Stoddard, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Liberty Township, Stoddard, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 18 October 1971, in Dexter, Stoddard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Dexter Cemetery, Liberty Township, Stoddard, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham " Abe" Sampson Shehorn
1872–1958
Carrie Wilkerson
1890–1971
Marriage: 26 June 1910
Flora Christine Shehorn
1911–1967
Harold William Shehorn
1913–1988
Claudine Shehorn
1920–
Carol Abram Shehorn
1923–1974

Sources (8)

  • Carrie Wilkerson in household of David P Wilkerson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carrie Wilkerson Shehorn, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Carrie Wilkerson in entry for Abe Shehom, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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Name Meaning

English (East Anglia and South East Midlands): from Middle English Wilkeson, a shortened form of Wilkinson , ‘son of Wilkin or young William’. The -r- is intrusive.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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