Carrie Clara Rounds

Brief Life History of Carrie Clara

When Carrie Clara Rounds was born on 16 March 1879, in Ross Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, her father, Frederick Adelbert Rounds, was 37 and her mother, Caroline Sedate Merrill, was 36. She married Carl F Cook on 31 October 1896, in Calhoun, Michigan, United States. She lived in Augusta, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1894 and Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 29 November 1941, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Youngs Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Ray H. Wood
1889–
Carrie Clara Rounds
1879–1941
Marriage: 29 November 1929

Sources (19)

  • Cary Lock in household of Omar Lock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carrie E. Rounds, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Carrie S Rounds, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1881 · Hudson's

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): variant of Round , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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