Carrie M. Towery

7 February 1897–5 April 1940 (Age 43)
Crittenden, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Carrie M.

When Carrie M. Towery was born on 7 February 1897, in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, her father, Aaron Towery, was 47 and her mother, Elvira Ann Easley, was 41. She married William Lester Todd on 2 October 1918, in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Piney, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Shady Grove, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 5 April 1940, in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Shady Grove Cemetery, Shady Grove, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lester Todd
Carrie M. Towery
Marriage: 2 October 1918
Robert E. Todd
John A Todd

Spouse and Children

2 October 1918
Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States



    John A Todd


Parents and Siblings


    Elvira Ann Easley




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 3

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 12

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham): unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Carrie Tanery in household of Aaron Tanery, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carrie Todd in household of Lester Todd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carrie M Todd in household of William L Todd, "United States Census, 1920"

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