James Lurk Carter

18 April 1905–26 September 1961 (Age 56)
Humphreys, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Lurk

When James Lurk Carter was born on 18 April 1905, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Allen Carter, was 39 and his mother, Mary I Durham, was 36. He had at least 1 son with Celona Vera Young. He died on 26 September 1961, in Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

James Lurk Carter
1905–1961
Celona Vera Young
1909–
James Ronald Carter
1948–1999

Spouse and Children

    Male1905–1961Male

    Celona Vera Young

    Female1909–Female

children

(1)

    James Ronald Carter

    Male1948–1999Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Male1897–1969Male

    Robert Dewey Carter

    Male1899–1983Male

    Martha Lena Carter

    Female1904–Female

    Male1905–1961Male

    Mable Carter

    Female1913–Female

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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1920

Age 15

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, Middle English cartere, from an agent derivative of Middle English cart(e) or from Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, a derivative of Old French caret ( see Cartier ). The Old French word coalesced with the earlier Middle English word cart(e) ‘cart’, which is from either Old Norse kartr or Old English cræt, both of which, like the Late Latin word, were probably originally derived from Celtic.2 Northern Irish: reduced form of McCarter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lert Carter in household of Allan Carter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Lurk Carter, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Lurk Carter in entry for James Ronald Carter and Brenda Gail Turner, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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