Emily “Carrie” Cornelia Chastain

18 July 1876–12 October 1953 (Age 77)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Emily “Carrie” Cornelia

When Emily “Carrie” Cornelia Chastain was born on 18 July 1876, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, her father, Hiram Bailus Chastain, was 38 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth McConnell, was 30. She married James Gilford "Jeff" Stripling about 1913. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Savannah Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 13 Vail, Lamar, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 October 1953, in Gordo, Pickens, Alabama, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Shiloh Cemetery, Pickens, Alabama, United States.

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James Gilford "Jeff" Stripling
Emily “Carrie” Cornelia Chastain
Marriage: about 1913
Mary Ruth Stripling
Emily Vaudell Stripling

Spouse and Children

about 1913


    Mary Ruth Stripling


    Emily Vaudell Stripling


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 2

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French castan(h) ‘chestnut tree’ (Latin castanea), hence a topographic name for someone living near a particular chestnut tree or group of them, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-colored hair.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie Stripling in household of Edwin H Robertson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emla C Chastine in household of Nancy Chastine, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma C Stripling in household of James G Stripling, "United States Census, 1920"

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