Albert Carrington

8 January 1813–19 September 1889 (Age 76)
Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Albert

When Albert Carrington was born on 8 January 1813, in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Daniel Van Carrington, was 46 and his mother, Isabella Bowman, was 25. He married Rhoda Maria Woods on 6 December 1838, in Iowa, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 19 September 1889, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Albert Carrington
Rhoda Maria Woods
Marriage: 6 December 1838
Jane Maria Carrington
John Daniel Carrington
Mary Carrington
Isabel Carrington
Albert Carrington
Young Brigham Carrington
Frances Woods Carrington
Charles Heber Woods Carrington
Rhoda Alice Woods Carrington
Brigham Woods Carrington
Sara Woods Carrington
Louisa Carrington
William Gridley Carrington
Clara Carrington
Calvin Saxton Carrington

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  • Marriage
    6 December 1838Iowa, Wisconsin, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Carrington, probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Cāra + -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’.Scottish: habitational name from a place in Midlothian named Carrington, probably from Old English Cēriheringa-tūn ‘settlement of Cērihere's people’.

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

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    Sources (70)

    • Albert Carrington, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Albert Carington in entry for Irene O Carington, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Albert Carrington, "United States Census, 1850"

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