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William Alexander CAREY

William Alexander CAREY[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1858 - 1941  (82 years)

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  • Name William Alexander CAREY 
    Born 13 May 1858  Henderson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Oth Cary source lists dob as May 1855. His death info certificate lists 1858; a copy of his marriage license, issued Aug 1877, lists his age as 20 (meaning his dob=1857, since his birth month is listed as May) and Eliza's as 19.
    Gender Male 
    Birth 13 May 1858  Henderson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1900 Soundex  PARIS, LAMAR CO, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lamar Co., TX census, pct 1, listed as family unit: Wm. A., age 45, Georgia, age 21, Jacob, Willie , John Bell, and Bryan 6/12 yr.
      The first three sons by first marriage.
    Census 1870  Henderson Co., TN, Dist 9, p 80, wi fa & step-mo Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1860 census lists his name as Alex.
    Census 1880 & 1900  NASHVILLE, Howard Co., ARK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1880, Howard Co., lists William Carey, 23; Eliza, 23; Jacob, 2; and William, 5 mos.;
    Census 1930  Taliafero, Marshall Co., OK, p 6B Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Misc physically limited as an adult, due to having only one leg. 
    • He had run a sawmill, in the 1880's,in Mineral Springs, Howard Co., according to Lorene Carey Russell,(owned by father-in-law?) and had lost one leg in an accident, in AR. In TX, he had a large cotten ranch near Paris, and in Madill, OK, owned and operated a gas station.
    Religion He was a 32nd Degree Mason 
    Died 4 Mar 1941  MADILL, Marshall Co., OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Buried in Kingston, OK.

      Letter written by Lorene Carey Russell, copied from his funeral notice: W.A. Carey, 83 yrs old. He lived in Paris, TX until 11 yrs before he died. He moved then to Madill, OK.
    Person ID I836  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2009 

    Father Michael CARY,   b. 1818, Henderson Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. aft1880  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Tabitha WATSON,   b. appr 1825, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Aug 1843  Carroll Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eliza J WEBB,   b. LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. cir1882, poss Mineral Spgs, ARK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Contract 21 Aug 1877  Hempstead Co, ARK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage book transcription from Hempstead Co, AR 1875-1900, lists, "CAREY, William A., 20, of Mine Creek to Eliza J. WEBB, 19, of Mine Creek on 21 Aug 1877 by Rufus A. Leslie, JP. This license is granted by written permission of Michael Carey, the young man's father. D-382"
    Children 
    +1. Jacob Andrue CAREY,   b. 2 Jun 1878, Hempstead Co, ARK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1955, LOS ANGELES, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. William H "Crick" CAREY,   b. 10 Nov 1880, NASHVILLE, Howard Co., ARK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1967, Wilmar, Drew Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +3. John Bell CAREY,   b. 6 Aug 1881, Hempstead Co, ARK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1964, LOS ANGELES, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Georgia Virginia ARNOLD,   b. Nov 1880, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1965, OKLA CY, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1898  Hempstead Co, ARK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He & the three sons, now in their late teens, moved together to Paris, TX, after Eliza died., many years earlier. He then went back and married her, then they returned to TX. The second family children's info and names provided by a personal letter from son, Dutch, dated 1975 and John Bell Carey's second wife, Etta. This information was added to in 2007, from other family sources.
      Transcription from Hempstead Co., AR, 1875-1900 marriages, " CAREY, W.A., 43, of Paris, Lamar Co., TX, to Georgia Arnold, 20, of Barker on 8 Oct 1898 by J.H.Gold, MG. M-294"
    Children 
    +1. Guy W. CAREY,   b. May 1900, Lamar Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 9 years)
     2. Bryan CAREY,   b. May 1900, Lamar Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 9 years)
     3. Myrtle\Murble CAREY,   b. 1902, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. at age 19
     4. Roy E. "Dutch" CAREY,   b. 1904, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Louise CAREY,   b. 1904, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Living
     7. Living
     8. Living
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F1059  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Eliza J WEBB,   b. 1858, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. cir1882, prob Hempstead Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Jacob Andrue CAREY,   b. 2 Jun 1878, Hempstead Co, ARK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1955, LOS ANGELES, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. William H "Crick" CAREY,   b. 10 Nov 1880, NASHVILLE, Howard Co., ARK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1967, Wilmar, Drew Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +3. John Bell CAREY,   b. 6 Aug 1881, Hempstead Co, ARK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1964, LOS ANGELES, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F1485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • LIVED IN ARK WI 1ST 3 SONS; WIFE DIED YOUNG; LEFT
      REGION WI GEORGIA, TO TX; BOYS AT THIS AGE WERE
      TEENAGERS; HAD 5 MORE CHILDREN WI THAT UNION.

  • Sources 
    1. [S196] 1880 Census.

    2. [S651] Nashville, Howard Co, ARK.

    3. [S198] Imported GEDCOM file.

    4. [S193] Imported GEDCOM file.

    5. [S482] SOURCE #289.