Mary Carter

1877–
Waimea, Hawaii, Hawaii Territory, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Carter was born in 1877, in Waimea, Hawaii, Hawaii Territory, United States, her father, Alfred Wellington Carter, was 36 and her mother, Hannah Keawemauhili Purdy, was 44.

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Mary Carter
1877–

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1886

Age 9

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, Middle English cartere, from an agent derivative of Middle English cart(e) or from Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, a derivative of Old French caret ( see Cartier ). The Old French word coalesced with the earlier Middle English word cart(e) ‘cart’, which is from either Old Norse kartr or Old English cræt, both of which, like the Late Latin word, were probably originally derived from Celtic.2 Northern Irish: reduced form of McCarter .

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

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  • Hannah Purdy Carter, "Find A Grave Index"

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