The Shemwell Family

Carra Belle CarverAge: 70 years19071977

Name
Carra Belle Carver
Given names
Carra Belle
Surname
Carver
Married name
Carra Belle Whitney
Birth August 25, 1907 22 18
MarriageWilliam Howard WhitneyView this family
unknown

Census April 20, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMarianna Carver
June 6, 1916 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 9 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 7, 1920 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMiranda Isabel “Belle” Driskill
January 31, 1924 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 5, 1930 (Age 22 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherMarion Washington Carver
April 13, 1937 (Age 29 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherFred Moore Carver
October 27, 1961 (Age 54 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Howard Whitney
September 27, 1969 (Age 62 years)
Death of a motherMaude Greek Welborn
December 6, 1972 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death October 24, 1977 (Age 70 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Ebenezer Cemetery
Last change September 27, 202016:44:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Fred Moore Carver
Birth: March 13, 1885 30 34Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 27, 1961Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
mother
Maude Greek Welborn
Birth: August 10, 1889Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 6, 1972Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: October 1906Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
11 months
herself
Carra Belle Carver
Birth: August 25, 1907 22 18Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 24, 1977Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
9 years
younger sister
Marianna Carver
Birth: June 6, 1916 31 26Kentucky, United States
Death: May 8, 1986Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, United States
Family with William Howard Whitney - View this family
husband
William Howard Whitney
Birth: November 23, 1908Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 27, 1969Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
herself
Carra Belle Carver
Birth: August 25, 1907 22 18Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 24, 1977Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
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herself
Carra Belle Carver
Birth: August 25, 1907 22 18Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 24, 1977Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Private

Carra Belle Carver has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Fred Moore Carver - Household

Court House Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Carver, Fred MheadMW25M13KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Carver, Maude GwifeFW20M1311KYKYSC
Carver, Carra BdaughterFW2MKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Fred Moore Carver - Household

Skilesville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Carver, Fred MheadMW34MKYKYKYCarpenterHouse
Carver, MaudewifeFW30MKYKYKY
Carver, Carre BdaughterFW12SKYKYKY
Carver, MarydaughterFW3-6mSKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Fred Moore Carver - Household

Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Carver, Fred MheadMW45M22KYMOKYCarpenterHouse
Carver, MaudwifeFW40M17KYSCSC
Carver, Carra BdaughterFW22SKYKYKY
Carver, MariannadaughterFW13SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Carra Belle Carver - Household

Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Carver, Carra BheadFW32SKYSame HouseWaitressHotel