Arah Frasure

Female29 April 1919–6 February 2004

Brief Life History of Arah

When Arah Frasure was born on 29 April 1919, in Mangrum, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, her father, Albert Frank Frasure, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Agnes Campbell, was 21. She married William Glenn Carlton on 24 December 1941, in Craighead, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Black Oak Township, Craighead, Arkansas, United States in 1940 and Caraway, Craighead, Arkansas, United States in 1941. She died on 6 February 2004, in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Caraway, Craighead, Arkansas, United States.

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William Glenn Carlton
Arah Frasure
Marriage: 24 December 1941
Mary Agnes Carlton

Sources (4)

  • Arah Frasure in household of Pauline Bliss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arah Frasure in entry for William Glenn Carlton, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Arah Frasure Carlton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1941Craighead, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

    Age 3

    In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 23

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Scottish Fraser .

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

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