Carl Clinton Rumsey

4 November 1867–21 September 1953 (Age 85)
Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Carl Clinton

When Carl Clinton Rumsey was born on 4 November 1867, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, William Warren Rumsey, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Billings, was 20. He married Laura Bell Champ on 22 December 1897, in Mesa, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Newport Beach, Orange, California, United States in 1930. He died on 21 September 1953, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Carl Clinton Rumsey
Laura Bell Champ
Marriage: 22 December 1897
Maxine E. Rumsey
Ruby Viola Rumsey

Spouse and Children

22 December 1897
Mesa, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Warren Rumsey


    Elizabeth Billings




World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 2

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Romsey in Hampshire, so named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Rūm (a short form of compound names with the first element rūm) + Old English ēg ‘island’, ‘dry land in a fen’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Carl Rumsy in household of W W Rumsy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Carl C Rumsey in household of Mahlon Stevenson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Carl Rumsey in household of William Rumsey, "United States Census, 1880"

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