Jonathan Lafayette Carey

September 1880–2 May 1954 (Age 73)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Jonathan Lafayette

When Jonathan Lafayette Carey was born in September 1880, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Jonathan Carey Jr, was 37 and his mother, Susanna Jackson, was 32. He married Agnes M. Gallagher on 13 September 1904, in Crawford, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Sheridan Township, Crawford, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 2 May 1954, in Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Lafayette Carey
Agnes M. Gallagher
Marriage: 13 September 1904
Hugh J. Carey
Lovann Carey

Spouse and Children

13 September 1904
Crawford, Kansas, United States



    Lovann Carey


Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Carey Jr


    Susanna Jackson




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries: 1887: Logan, Colorado, United States
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lafe Carey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lafayette Cary in household of Jonathan Cary, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
  • Jonathan L Carey in household of Jonathon Carey, "United States Census, 1900"

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