Elva Cannon Carter

17 September 1887–5 February 1965 (Age 77)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Elva Cannon

When Elva Cannon Carter was born on 17 September 1887, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, her father, Hezekiah Carter, was 44 and her mother, Betsy Ann Crawley, was 22. She married Roy Elliott in September 1906. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 5 February 1965, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Elliott
Elva Cannon Carter
Marriage: September 1906
Ralph Carter Elliott
Roy Lindon Elliott
Carl Eugene Elliott
Wanda Lucile Elliott
Marie Elliott
Atha Elliott
Gloria Pauline Elliott
Earline Elliott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    September 1906
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    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.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 9
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 21
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 116042;2007: 269268; 2010: 376966)English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, from Middle English carter(e) ‘carter’ (Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, Old French charetier, medieval Latin carettarius, carettator). The Old French word coalesced with the earlier Middle English word cart(e) ‘cart’, which is from either Old Norse kartr or Old English cræt, both of which, like the Late Latin word, were probably derived from Celtic. This surname is also very common among African Americans.Irish: shortened form of McCarter .

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

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    Sources (30)

    • Elva C Carter in entry for <Unknown>, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Elva Carter Elliott in household of Roy Elliott, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Elva Carter in entry for Ralph C Elliott and Beulah Thurgood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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