Iva Bell Carnahan

1897–1964 (Age 66)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Iva Bell

When Iva Bell Carnahan was born on 3 May 1897, in New York, United States, her father, William Leonard Carnahan, was 33 and her mother, Myrtie A. Frederick, was 34. She married Lewis Benjamin Holsinger on 17 April 1915, in Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Foster Township, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Corydon Township, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died in April 1964, in New York, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Limestone, Carrollton, Cattaraugus, New York, United States.

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Lewis Benjamin Holsinger
Iva Bell Carnahan
Marriage: 17 April 1915
Glenn William Holsinger
Annabell Holsinger
Marjorie Holsinger
Edith M Holsinger
Thomas Robert Holsinger

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
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.
1905 · The Movie Theater
Age 8
The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 19
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cearncháin ( see Kernaghan ).

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

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Sources (8)

  • Ina Carnahan in household of Nancy Carnahan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Iva Holsinger in household of L B Holsinger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Iva Holsinger in household of Lew B Holsinger, "United States Census, 1930"

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