Theressa Belle Carroll

5 October 1905–30 November 1953 (Age 48)
Colorado, United States

The Life of Theressa Belle

When Theressa Belle Carroll was born on 5 October 1905, in Colorado, United States, her father, Thomas Bernard Carroll, was 29 and her mother, Loretta Stockstill, was 22. She married William Hartford Chester on 15 September 1926, in Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 30 November 1953, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hartford Chester
Theressa Belle Carroll
Marriage: 15 September 1926
Wesley Thomas Chester
Patricia Lea Chester
Beverly Jean Chester
William Hartford Chester Jr

Spouse and Children

15 September 1926
Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States



    Patricia Lea Chester


    Beverly Jean Chester


    William Hartford Chester Jr


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Bernard Carroll





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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 4

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 13

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill or Ó Cearbhaill ‘son (or descendant) of Cearbhall’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps from cearbh ‘hacking’ and hence a byname for a butcher or nickname for a fierce warrior.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theressa B Chester in household of William H Chester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thresa Carroll in household of Thos Carroll, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Theresa B Carroll in household of Thomas B Carroll, "United States Census, 1920"

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