Mahlon Aaron Carter

Brief Life History of Mahlon Aaron

When Mahlon Aaron Carter was born on 25 February 1907, in Wheeling, Winn, Louisiana, United States, his father, William Allen Carter, was 32 and his mother, Angeline Amelia Cardozier, was 32. He lived in Ward Five, Winn, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Montgomery, Grant, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 March 1991, in Angelina, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hester Cemetery, Cherokee, Texas, United States.

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Mahlon Aaron Carter
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Sources (13)

  • Mahlon Carter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mahlon Aaron Carter, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Mahlon Carter, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

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1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

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.

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

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 .

Americanized form of German Karter ‘carder’.

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

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