Betsy Igo

1 November 1906–18 December 1989 (Age 83)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Betsy

When Betsy Igo was born on 1 November 1906, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Bernard Madison Igo, was 45 and her mother, Willie Cleveland Harber, was 20. She married James Cloud Carr on 23 September 1924, in Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 3 Foxtown, Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States in 2013. She died on 18 December 1989, in Madison, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Cloud Carr
Betsy Igo
Marriage: 23 September 1924
Betsy Ann Carr
Richard Igo Carr
Burnett M Carr

Spouse and Children

23 September 1924
Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 6

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 23

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

1 Scottish and Irish: unexplained.2 Hungarian (Igó): from a pet form of the personal name Ignác, a vernacular form of Ignatius ( see Ignacio ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Patsie Igo in household of Madison Igo, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Betsy Igo in household of B M Igo, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Betsy Igo Carr in household of James Carr, "United States Census, 1940"

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