Bernice M. Jeter

17 December 1903–March 1969 (Age 65)
Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, United States

The Life of Bernice M.

When Bernice M. Jeter was born on 17 December 1903, in Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, United States, her father, Fielding Jeter, was 54 and her mother, Anna Catherine Johnson, was 41. She married Harold Ellwood Carter on 31 December 1923, in Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Brookville, Brookville Township, Franklin, Indiana Territory, United States in 1910 and Creston, Canaan Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died in March 1969, in Creston, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Maple Mound Cemetery, Creston, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Harold Ellwood Carter
Bernice M. Jeter
Marriage: 31 December 1923
Harold D. Carter
Vera Jean Carter

Spouse and Children

31 December 1923
Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States


    Harold D. Carter


    Vera Jean Carter


Parents and Siblings

    Fielding Jeter


    Anna Catherine Johnson




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 3

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 French: perhaps a variant of Jetté ( see Jette ).2 Perhaps also German, a variant of Jetter . Compare Yater .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernice Carter in household of Harold Carter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernice Carter in household of Harold Carter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernice Jeter in household of Fielding Jeter, "United States Census, 1920"

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