Ralph Owens Carey

24 December 1884–before 1984 (Age 99)
Montgomery Township, Marion, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Ralph Owens

When Ralph Owens Carey was born on 24 December 1884, in Montgomery Township, Marion, Ohio, United States, his father, Winget L. Carey, was 50 and his mother, Mahala Myers, was 40. He married Gladys Rusler on 27 October 1907, in Marion, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New Bloomington, Montgomery Township, Marion, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died before 1984, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Owens Carey
1884–before 1984
Gladys Rusler
Marriage: 27 October 1907
Mable Loral Carey
Donna Mae Carey
Donald L Carey
Ray Douglas Carey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1907Marion, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
    Age 2
    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 26
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha, a midland surname meaning ‘descendant of Ciardha’, a personal name derived from ciar ‘dark, black’. See Kerry .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhiachra ‘son of Fiachra’.English: from Carey Barton in Devon or Castle Cary, Lytes Cary, Cary Fitzpaine, or Babcary, all in Somerset, named for the rivers on which they stand; both river names probably derive from the Celtic root car- ‘love, liking’, perhaps with the meaning ‘pleasant stream’.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Ralph Owens Carey, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Ralph Cary, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Ralph Carey in entry for Glenn Trumbo and Donna Mae Carey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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