Mira Carolina East

28 October 1853–17 September 1863 (Age 9)
Port Sullivan, Milam, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Mira Carolina

When Mira Carolina East was born on 28 October 1853, in Port Sullivan, Milam, Texas, United States, her father, Edward Wallace East, was 39 and her mother, Willmirth Matilda "Margaret" Greer, was 28. She died on 17 September 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 9, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Wallace East
Willmirth Matilda "Margaret" Greer
Sarah Mariah Texana East
William H East
Mary Ann East
Nancy East
Willmirth East
Julia East
Mira Carolina East
Edwin Martin East
Joseph Fielding East
Martha East
Thomas Nathaniel East
Carl Greer East

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World Events (3)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States
Age 8
On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
Age 10
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 10
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who came from the east or who lived on the eastern side of a settlement. Compare Estes .Americanized form (translation into English) of North German Ost and Swedish Öst.

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

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Deared Carry, do not leave me, Though your body's from me torn, Still, in spirit, be thou near me, Whispering, "Mother, do not mourn." Angel, Carry, come thou near me Bless me with that heavenly love; …

Sources (12)

  • Mire Caroline East, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Mira Caroline East, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • Mira Caroline East, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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