Amanda Alberta "Bertie" Carrier

23 December 1869–11 April 1949 (Age 79)
Tracy, Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Amanda Alberta "Bertie"

When Amanda Alberta "Bertie" Carrier was born on 23 December 1869, in Tracy, Barren, Kentucky, United States, her father, William "Billy" P. Carrier, was 44 and her mother, Malinda Simmons, was 36. She married Mason C Skaggs on 20 February 1897, in Edmonson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Brownsville, Edmonson, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years and Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935. She died on 11 April 1949, in Edmonson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Edmonson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mason C Skaggs
Amanda Alberta "Bertie" Carrier
Marriage: 20 February 1897
Omund Skaggs
Hallie Skaggs
Noel Victor Skaggs

Spouse and Children

20 February 1897
Edmonson, Kentucky, United States


    Omund Skaggs


    Hallie Skaggs





Parents and Siblings

    William "Billy" P. Carrier


    Malinda Simmons




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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 1

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 23

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Name Meaning

1 English and southern French: from Middle English, Old French car(r)ier (Late Latin carrarius, a derivative of carrum ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, of Gaulish origin); in English an occupational name for someone who transported goods, in French for a cartwright.2 French: occupational name for a stonemason or quarryman, carrier.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertie Skaggs in household of M C Skaggs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • A A Skaggs in household of M C Skaggs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertie Skaggs in household of Mason C Skaggs, "United States Census, 1920"

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