Carrie Lee Robertson

15 August 1878–24 January 1964 (Age 85)
Williamston, Martin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Carrie Lee

When Carrie Lee Robertson was born on 15 August 1878, in Williamston, Martin, North Carolina, United States, her father, George Eason Robertson, was 25 and her mother, Mary Eliza "Mollie" Coburn, was 20. She married Benjamin Simmons Clark on 6 December 1898, in Lees Mills Township, Washington, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Lees Mills Township, Washington, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Bermuda Magisterial District, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 24 January 1964, in Chester, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Petersburg, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Simmons Clark
Carrie Lee Robertson
Marriage: 6 December 1898
Carrie Lee Clark
Wilma V Clark
Mary Evelyn Clark
Benjamin Simmons Clark Jr.

Spouse and Children

6 December 1898
Lees Mills Township, Washington, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Eason Robertson


    Mary Eliza "Mollie" Coburn




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 16

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce ( 1274–1329 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie L Clark, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carrie L Clark in household of G S Clark, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carrie L Clark in household of Benjamine S Clark, "United States Census, 1910"

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