Carrie B. Ayers

1896–1927 (Age 31)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Carrie B.

When Carrie B. Ayers was born in 1896, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Price Ayers, was 26 and her mother, Edith Virginia Tubaugh, was 26. She married John Holla Mathews in 1916, in Pleasants, West Virginia, United States. She lived in Ravenswood, Jackson, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Sutton Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died in 1927, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Parkersburg Memorial Gardens, Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States.

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John Holla Mathews
Carrie B. Ayers
Marriage: 1916

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Pleasants, West Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 10

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie B Matthews in household of David D Matthews, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carie B Ayers in household of Price Ayers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cary B Ayers in household of Price Ayers, "United States Census, 1910"

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