Ira Vernon Carver

July 1909–24 October 1994 (Age 85)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Ira Vernon

When Ira Vernon Carver was born in July 1909, in Georgia, United States, his father, Thomas Arthur Carver, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Jane Kimmons, was 21. He married Edith Estalina Waddell on 5 September 1928, in Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Bristol, Pierce, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Civil District 3, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 24 October 1994, at the age of 85.

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Ira Vernon Carver
Edith Estalina Waddell
Marriage: 5 September 1928

Spouse and Children

5 September 1928
Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Arthur Carver


    Nancy Jane Kimmons




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.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 13

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a carver of wood or a sculptor of stone, from an agent derivative of Middle English kerve(n) ‘to cut or carve’.2 English: occupational name for a plowman, from Anglo-Norman French caruier, from Late Latin carrucarius, a derivative of carruca ‘cart’, ‘plow’.3 Americanized spelling of German Garber , Gerber , or Körber ( see Koerber ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ira Carver, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irah Carver in household of Thad A Carver, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ira Carver, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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