Floy Ethel Carr

2 December 1886–26 August 1971 (Age 84)
Grant Township, Taylor, Iowa, United States

The Life of Floy Ethel

When Floy Ethel Carr was born on 2 December 1886, in Grant Township, Taylor, Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph Andrew Carr, was 50 and her mother, Sarah Ann Chapman, was 43. She married James Wilber Bevington on 15 August 1906, in Creston, Union, Iowa, United States. She lived in Washington Township, Ringgold, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Nodaway Township, Page, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 26 August 1971, in Mount Ayr, Ringgold, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States.

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James Wilber Bevington
Floy Ethel Carr
Marriage: 15 August 1906

Spouse and Children

15 August 1906
Creston, Union, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Andrew Carr


    Sarah Ann Chapman





    Martha Belle Carr



    Lizzie Carr Hughes Forker


    James Frank Carr


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

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

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Kerr .2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Floy Carr, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Flay Carr in household of Joseph Carr, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Floy E Bevington in household of Wilber J Bevington, "United States Census, 1910"

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