Robert Ritchie Carey

Male9 March 1919–10 April 1998

Brief Life History of Robert Ritchie

When Robert Ritchie Carey was born on 9 March 1919, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Richard Read Carey, was 29 and his mother, Sylvia Stout, was 27. He married Margaret Gwin House on 31 March 1946, in San Francisco, California, United States. He lived in Amador City, Amador, California, United States in 1950 and Placerville, El Dorado, California, United States in 1956. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 10 April 1998, in El Dorado, El Dorado, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Robert Ritchie Carey
Margaret Gwin House
Marriage: 31 March 1946

Sources (16)

  • Robert R Carey, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Ritchie Carey - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Robert Ritchie Carey
  • Robert Richie Carey, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1946San Francisco, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

    Age 4

    President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.


    Age 22

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha, a midland surname meaning ‘descendant of Ciardha’, a personal name derived from ciar ‘dark, black’. See Kerry .

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhiachra ‘son of Fiachra’.

    English: from Carey Barton in Devon or Castle Cary, Lytes Cary, Cary Fitzpaine, or Babcary, all in Somerset, named for the rivers on which they stand; both river names probably derive from the Celtic root car- ‘love, liking’, perhaps with the meaning ‘pleasant stream’.

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

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