Matthew Carey

17 September 1892–1908 (Age 15)
Tuscola, Tuscola, Michigan, United States

The Life of Matthew

When Matthew Carey was born on 17 September 1892, in Tuscola, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, his father, James Carey, was 34 and his mother, Elnora Surgent, was 26. He lived in Tuscola Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died in 1908, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Vassar, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Carey
1858–1916
Elnora Surgent
1866–1929
Robert Carey
1884–1886
Isaac Carey
1886–1971
William Carey
1890–1954
Matthew Carey
1892–1908
Minnie M. Carey
1894–
Violet L Carey
1901–1988

Parents and Siblings

    James Carey

    Male1858–1916Male

    Female1866–1929Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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 · Gold for Cash!

Age 8

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Matthew Cary in household of James Cary Jr., "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matthew Casey, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Matthew Carey, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

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