James Everett Carey

28 January 1876–18 December 1960 (Age 84)
Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of James Everett

When James Everett Carey was born on 28 January 1876, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, his father, David Merrett Carey, was 24 and his mother, Martha Bell Rainey, was 22. He married Nancy Elizabeth Lester on 26 September 1899. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Rose Hill, Mercer, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Cornishville, Mercer, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 18 December 1960, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bruners Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Harrodstown, Kentucky, Virginia, United States.

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James Everett Carey
Nancy Elizabeth Lester
Marriage: 26 September 1899
John Silas Carey
Thomas P. Carey
Hannah Hart Carey
Ova Margaret Carey
William Stallings Carey
James Walter Carey
James Everett Carey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1899
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    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Radio is invented
    Age 16
    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 18
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
    1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched
    Age 23
    On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

    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 (16)

    • James Carey, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Jas Carey in entry for John Carey and Beulah Henry, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • James Everett Carey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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