Virginia May Carter

27 September 1863–22 April 1933 (Age 69)
Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States

The Life of Virginia May

When Virginia May Carter was born on 27 September 1863, in Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry C "Harry" Carter, was 30 and her mother, Caroline "Carrie" Hall, was 27. She married Wesley Delight Marvin on 30 September 1880, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Portage, Liberty Township, Wood, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Findlay, Findlay, Findlay Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 April 1933, in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Delight Marvin
1857–1926
Virginia May Carter
1863–1933
Marriage: 30 September 1880
Clarence Wesley Marvin
1881–1961
Minnie May Marvin
1885–1969
Floy Edna Marvin
1887–
Nellie Fern Marvin
1891–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 September 1880
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Henry C "Harry" Carter

    Male1833–1901Male

    Caroline "Carrie" Hall

    Female1836–1888Female

siblings

(7)

    Charles E Carter

    Male1857–1936Male

    Frank E Carter

    Male1859–1910Male

    Elmer Ellsworth Carter

    Male1861–1931Male

    Female1863–1933Female

    Minnie Bell Carter

    Female1866–1922Female

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 19

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.

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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Sources (3)

  • Virginia Marine in household of Clarence W Marine, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virginia M* in household of Wesley M*, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virginia Carter in household of Henry C Carter, "United States Census, 1880"

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