John Hamilton Carey

Brief Life History of John Hamilton

When John Hamilton Carey was born on 7 February 1873, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Edward Carey, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Margaret Napier, was 27. He married Carrie Plymale about 1893, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Guyandotte, Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Guyandotte District, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 15 April 1971, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hamilton Carey
Carrie Plymale
Marriage: about 1893
Clarence Ernest Carey
Norman J. Carey
Ola D. Carey
Nannie Annalle Carey
Kenneth Kendall Carey
Ruth Carey
William Carey

Sources (26)

  • John Carry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J H Cary, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • John Hamilton Carey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

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

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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