Joy Llwayne Carman

8 August 1894–23 May 1938 (Age 43)
Berlin Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life of Joy Llwayne

When Joy Llwayne Carman was born on 8 August 1894, in Berlin Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States, his father, John Warren Carman, was 27 and his mother, Ella Amelia Minor, was 26. He married Clara Beecher about 1919, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 23 May 1938, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 43.

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Joy Llwayne Carman
Clara Beecher
Marriage: about 1919
Warren Eugene Carman
John Lawrence Carman

Spouse and Children

about 1919
Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 3

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 12

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an Old Norse personal name Kar(l)maðr (accusative Kar(l)mann), composed of the elements karl ‘male’, ‘man’ + maðr ‘man’, ‘person’.2 English: occupational name for a carter, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English car(re) ‘cart’ (Late Latin carrus) + Middle English man ‘man’.3 Dutch: variant spelling of Karman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joy L Carmen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joy L Carman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Llwane E Carman in household of John W Carman, "United States Census, 1900"

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