Alameda Loris Carrell

15 October 1894–28 November 1971 (Age 77)
Collin, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Alameda Loris

When Alameda Loris Carrell was born on 15 October 1894, in Collin, Texas, United States, her father, William Thomas Carrell, was 27 and her mother, Minnie Florence Griffin, was 21. She married Lemuel Elbert Combee on 18 June 1911, in Collin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 28 November 1971, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Forest Grove, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Zachariah Leland Reeder
Alameda Loris Carrell
Alma Reeder
Curtis Lelon Reeder
Viola Iris Reeder
Willie Ross Reeder

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
Age 7
"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 22
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Quarrell, either a topographic or occupational name for someone who lived by or worked at a quarry (Middle English quarrel), synonymous with Quarry , or a nickname from Middle English, Old French quarel, quarrel, carrel, denoting a short, heavy, square-headed bolt for a cross-bow, arbalest, or siege engine; this use might have had an occupational connotation, for someone who made or used quarrels, or it may have been used figuratively for a thickset or stout person. In Devon and Hampshire the name Quarrell survived as Carol and Car(r)oll. In Yorkshire and Durham from the late 18th century onward the name became indistinguishable from Carroll and its variants, borne by Irish migrants.English (of Norman origin): perhaps also a Norman French habitational name from Carelles in Mayenne (France), early recorded as Quarrel. Compare Carrel . No medieval bearers have been found in England to confirm this origin.Irish: altered form of Carroll .

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

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Sources (15)

  • Almeda Carrol in entry for Alma Louise Combee, "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Almeda Reeder in household of Leland Reeder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Almeda Carrell, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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