Ann Carey

11 October 1867–
Calton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Carey was born on 11 October 1867, in Calton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Carey, was 31 and her mother, Mary B. Scott, was 22. She married Henry Augustus Barney on 5 February 1906, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Henry Augustus Barney
Ann Carey
Marriage: 5 February 1906

Spouse and Children

    Henry Augustus Barney



5 February 1906
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Carey


    Mary B. Scott




    Agnes Marie Carey


    Archibald Carey


    Mary Carey



    Maria Theresa Carey


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World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 1

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Age 17

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 35

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha, a midland family name meaning ‘descendant of Ciardha’, a personal name derived from ciar ‘dark’, ‘black’.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhiachra ‘son of Fiachra’.3 English: habitational name from Carey in Devon or Cary 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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Sources (3)

  • Annie L. Carey, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Annie L Carey, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Annie L. Carey, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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