Adolphus Neal Carey

14 January 1909–26 December 1985 (Age 77)
Tribune, Greeley, Kansas, United States

The Life of Adolphus Neal

When Adolphus Neal Carey was born on 14 January 1909, in Tribune, Greeley, Kansas, United States, his father, Adolphus Eugene Carey, was 25 and his mother, Sadie Alice Frey, was 23. He died on 26 December 1985, in White City, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Eagle Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Adolphus Eugene Carey
Sadie Alice Frey
Alice Carey
Adolphus Neal Carey
Alberta E. Carey
Gertrude Alma Carey
Jennie Ellen Carey
Cordell Eugene Carey
Howard D Carey
Anita Berenice Carey
Sadie L Carey

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 2

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 20

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 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha, a midland family name meaning ‘descendant of Ciardha’, a personal name derived from ciar ‘dark’, ‘black’.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhiachra ‘son of Fiachra’.3 English: habitational name from Carey in Devon or Cary in Somerset, named for the rivers on which they stand; both river names probably derive from the Celtic root car- ‘love’, ‘liking’, perhaps with the meaning ‘pleasant stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adolphus Carey in household of A E Carey, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Dolphus Carey in household of Eugene Carey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adolphus N Carey in household of Adolphus E Carey, "United States Census, 1930"

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