George Allen Carraway

20 October 1859–12 January 1929 (Age 69)
Eureka, Wayne, North Carolina, United States

The Life of George Allen

When George Allen Carraway was born on 20 October 1859, in Eureka, Wayne, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Carraway, was 47 and his mother, Sallie Chase, was 30. He married Mary Elizabeth West on 28 August 1879, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Pikeville, Wayne, North Carolina, United States in 1910. In 1880, at the age of 21, his occupation is listed as at the age of 22 he was a miner in Carter, Kentucky, United States. He died on 12 January 1929, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Goldsboro, Wayne, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Allen Carraway
Mary Elizabeth West
Marriage: 28 August 1879
Willie M Carraway
Mittie Ann Carraway
Annie Laura Carraway

Spouse and Children

28 August 1879
Wayne, North Carolina, United States



    Mittie Ann Carraway


    Annie Laura Carraway


Parents and Siblings

    James Carraway





    Henry Bell Carraway


    Mary Carraway



    William Green Carraway


World Events (8)


Age 2

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 3

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Caraway .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Carraway, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Carraway, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Caraway, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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