Carrie McGaw

Female6 July 1871–28 February 1934

Brief Life History of Carrie

When Carrie McGaw was born on 6 July 1871, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James Cochran McGaw, was 44 and her mother, Auguena Angie Peters, was 30. She lived in District 9, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 28 February 1934, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

James Cochran McGaw
Auguena Angie Peters
Minnie McGaw
Carrie McGaw
Martha “Mattie” McGaw
James LaRue McGaw
Nellie McGaw

Sources (3)

  • Carrie McGaw, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Carrie Mcgraw, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"
  • Carrie Mcgaw in household of Eugene Alford, "United States Census, 1930"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 7

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern, mainly Down) and Scottish (southwestern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Ádhaimh or Mac Ádhaimh ‘son of Adam’. Compare McCaw .

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

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