Carol M Horrocks

9 December 1913–6 July 2006 (Age 92)
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Carol M

When Carol M Horrocks was born on 9 December 1913, in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, her father, George Finch Horrocks, was 40 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Merrill, was 41. She died on 6 July 2006, in Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 92.

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George Finch Horrocks
Mary Elizabeth Merrill
Carol M Horrocks

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Great or Little Horrocks in Greater Manchester, so named from the plural of the dialect term hurrock ‘heaped-up pile of loose stones or rubbish’ (of uncertain origin).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Carol M Horrocks - Cemetery record or headstone: death: 2006; Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States

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