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.
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’.