Catherine Esther Carver

20 January 1929–19 November 2013 (Age 84)
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

The Life of Catherine Esther

When Catherine Esther Carver was born on 20 January 1929, in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, her father, James Fulton Carver, was 41 and her mother, Cora Lewis Hunt, was 35. She married Garland Leroy Gordon on 18 September 1948, in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Rockfish, Nelson, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Albemarle, Virginia, United States in 1935. She died on 19 November 2013, in Galax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 84.

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Garland Leroy Gordon
Catherine Esther Carver
Marriage: 18 September 1948
Gay Annnette Gordon

Spouse and Children

18 September 1948
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States


    Gay Annnette Gordon


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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 12

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 22

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

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)

  • Catherine Carver in household of James F Carver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Catherine E Carver in household of James F Carver, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Kitty Gordon in entry for Cora L Hunt Carver, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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