Celia Vail

26 April 1880–1955 (Age 74)
Fairmount Township, Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of Celia

When Celia Vail was born on 26 April 1880, in Fairmount Township, Pike, Illinois, United States, her father, Leander "Lee" Vail, was 31 and her mother, Mary Elledge, was 32. She married George Baldwin Carey on 29 September 1904, in Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1955, in Perry, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Perry, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Baldwin Carey
1856–1924
Celia Vail
1880–1955
Marriage: 29 September 1904
George Lee Carey
1906–1993
Mariella Cary
1909–1997
Richard Carey
1917–

Spouse and Children

    George Baldwin Carey

    Male1856–1924Male

    Female1880–1955Female

MARRIAGE
29 September 1904
Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

    Male1906–1993Male

    Mariella Cary

    Female1909–1997Female

    Richard Carey

    Male1917–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Leander "Lee" Vail

    Male1848–1905Male

    Mary Elledge

    Female1847–1906Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1880–1955Female

    Olive Lee Vail

    Female1884–1917Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Vale .2 Scottish: shortened form of Macvail, a variant of Macphail, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phàil ‘son of Paul’.3 Irish: variant of Veale .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Celia V Carey in household of Ella M Carey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Celia Vail in household of Leander Vail, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Celia Vail in household of Leander Vail, "United States Census, 1880"

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