Remus Griffith Cary

Brief Life History of Remus Griffith

When Remus Griffith Cary was born on 28 September 1911, in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States, his father, Dr. Remus Griffith Cary M.D., was 40 and his mother, Ella Kathryn Shaw, was 28. He lived in Sorgho, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1946. He died on 14 October 1998, in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States.

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Remus Griffith Cary
1911–1998
Shirley Marguerite Bones
1911–2001

Sources (10)

  • Remus Cary in household of Remus G Cary, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ree G Cary, "Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993"
  • Ree Griffith Cary, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1912 · McCreary County Created

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal and Westmeath) and English: variant of Carey .

French: variant of Carry 2.

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

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