Carrie May Keyes

Female14 January 1877–25 January 1973

Brief Life History of Carrie May

When Carrie May Keyes was born on 14 January 1877, in Gays River, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, William Logan Keys, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Belle Carroll, was 26. She married John Exley Cary on 12 May 1900. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Bisbee, Cochise, Arizona, United States in 1920 and Montebello, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 25 January 1973, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Exley Cary
Carrie May Keyes
Marriage: 12 May 1900
Mildred Dalores Cary
Bertha Elizabeth Cary
Eugene William Cary

Sources (23)

  • Carrie Keys in household of William Keys, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Carrie May Keys, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • Carrie M Keyes, "Wyoming Marriages, 1869-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1900
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries 1880: Pima, Arizona Territory, United States 1881 Cochise, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Cochise, Arizona, United States

    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.

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 25

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    English, Irish and Scottish: variant of Kay , of various origins, mostly, with excrescent -s.

    English (of Norman origin): in some cases, possibly a variant of Guise, a habitational name from Guise in Aisne, Picardy.

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

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