Ethel Larkin

8 November 1884–14 November 1973 (Age 89)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ethel

When Ethel Larkin was born on 8 November 1884, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Alexander Larkin, was 41 and her mother, Mary Davis, was 37. She married Herve Dudley Carr on 25 October 1904, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1884 and Cleveland Heights, Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 14 November 1973, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States.

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Herve Dudley Carr
Ethel Larkin
Marriage: 25 October 1904
Herve Dudley Carr Jr.

Spouse and Children

25 October 1904
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Herve Dudley Carr Jr.


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Michelson-Morley Experiment

Age 3

In an attempt to detect a medium of space called aether, Albert A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley started to experiment to see if there was any relative motion of matter through light waves. The result was negative and is generally considered to be the first strong evidence against the aether theory. Even though it has failed multiple times, the same type of experiment has been repeated many times with higher amounts of sensitivity to the sensors.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 24

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Lawrence , formed with the addition of the Middle English suffix -kin (of Low German origin).2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lorcáin ‘descendant of Lorcán’, a personal name from a diminutive of lorc ‘fierce’, ‘cruel’, which was sometimes used as an equivalent to Lawrence.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Hart in household of Ernest Hart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Larkin in household of Alexander Larkin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ethal L Larkan in entry for H Dudley Carr and Harriett C Jayson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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