Margaret Louisa Vertrees

Female31 January 1857–31 January 1944

Brief Life History of Margaret Louisa

When Margaret Louisa Vertrees was born on 31 January 1857, in Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Rush Vertrees, was 22 and her mother, Susan Ann Ray, was 20. She married John Franklin Carrell on 23 January 1876, in Warren, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died on 31 January 1944, in Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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John Franklin Carrell
Margaret Louisa Vertrees
Marriage: 23 January 1876
Nora J Carrell
Leonard Franklin Carrell
Clarence H Carrell
Glenn H V Carrell

Sources (9)

  • Margaret L Carrell in household of John F Carrell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Louisa Carrell, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Margaret Louise Vertrees Carrell, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1876Warren, Illinois, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1858 · A House Divided

    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Vertriess, unexplained. The surname Vertriess is apparently no longer found in Germany.

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

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