Edwin Young Carrington

13 November 1896–18 August 1953 (Age 56)
Marshall, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Edwin Young

When Edwin Young Carrington was born on 13 November 1896, in Marshall, Mississippi, United States, his father, Robert Petty Carrington, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Emma Williams, was 29. He married Ruth Bell Richardson on 20 September 1925, in Marshall, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Beat 3, Marshall, Mississippi, United States for about 40 years. He died on 18 August 1953, in Victoria, Marshall, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Byhalia, Marshall, Mississippi, United States.

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Edwin Young Carrington
Ruth Bell Richardson
Marriage: 20 September 1925
Robert Edwin Carrington

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20 September 1925
Marshall, Mississippi, United States


    Robert Edwin Carrington


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 11

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Carrington, probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Cāra + -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’.2 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Midlothian named Carrington, probably from Old English Cēriheringa-tūn ‘settlement of Cērihere's people’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • E Y Carrington, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Carrington in household of R P Carrington, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edwin Carrington in household of Robert P Carrington, "United States Census, 1910"

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