Ida Ann Carter

23 February 1857–19 May 1944 (Age 87)
Yankee Point, Iowa, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Ida Ann

When Ida Ann Carter was born on 23 February 1857, in Yankee Point, Iowa, Iowa, United States, her father, William Carter, was 27 and her mother, Harriet E Holden, was 20. She married Benjamin Franklin Carr on 4 April 1875, in Iowa, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in English Township, Iowa, Iowa, United States for about 20 years and North English, Iowa, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 19 May 1944, in Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in North English Cemetery, North English, Iowa, Iowa, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Carr
Ida Ann Carter
Marriage: 4 April 1875

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  • Marriage
    4 April 1875Iowa, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 10
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, from Middle English carter(e) ‘carter’ (Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, Old French charetier, medieval Latin carettarius, carettator). 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 derived from Celtic. This surname is also very common among African Americans.Irish: shortened form of McCarter .Americanized form of German Karter ‘carder’.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Ida A Carr, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ida A Marshall in entry for Geo F Marshall, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Ida A Marshall in household of George Marshall, "United States Census, 1940"

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