Carrie Ann Fortier

Brief Life History of Carrie Ann

Carrie Ann Fortier was born on 8 October 1888, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States as the daughter of Daniel Vallee Fortier. She died on 18 October 1988, in her hometown, at the age of 100, and was buried in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Daniel Vallee Fortier
Carrie Ann Fortier

Sources (4)

  • Carrie Ann Fortier, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Carrie Ann Fortier in entry for Daniel V Fortier, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Carrie Ann Fortier in entry for Daniel V Fortier, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Lucien, Armand, Jacques, Marcel, Normand, Emile, Michel, Ovide, Rosaire, Adrien, Aime.


occupational name for someone employed at a fortress or castle, from an agent derivative of Old French fort ‘stronghold’ (from the adjective fort ‘strong’).

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

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