Carrie Belle Amerman

1874–1898 (Age 24)
Mackinaw, Tazewell, Illinois, United States

The Life of Carrie Belle

When Carrie Belle Amerman was born on 17 November 1874, in Mackinaw, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, her father, William C. Amerman, was 51 and her mother, Catherine Rockefeller, was 43. She married Roy Lawrence on 24 December 1893, in Tazewell, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 8 December 1898, in Tazewell, Illinois, United States, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Carrie Belle Amerman
Roy Lawrence
Marriage: 24 December 1893
Lemma Liel Lawrence
Lulu Merle Laurence
May Marie Lawrence

Spouse & Children

24 December 1893
Tazewell, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • William C. Amerman


  • Catherine Rockefeller




  • Edward Lee Amerman


  • Clarence Amerman


  • Emaline Amerman


  • Elizabeth Jane “Jennie” Ammerman


  • Elmira Amerman


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 7

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a charcoal burner.2 Americanized spelling of German Ammermann ( see Ammerman ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Carrie Amerman in household of William Amerman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cassie Amerman in entry for Russie Henning and Lemma Lawrence, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Carrie B. Amerman in entry for Ray C. Lawerence, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

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