Tombstone Tuesday – April 2, 2019 – Carrie E. Carrier

Carrie E. Carrier was the daughter of David C. and Elizabeth M. (Densmore) Carrier born on October 1,1880 in Darlington, Ontario. David and Elizabeth had seven children; Carrie (1880), Albert (1882), Adah (1884), George (1884), David Lloyd (1893), Ruth (1896), Mildred(1902)

In the 1900 Federal Census, Carrie is an 19 year old young woman who still lives at home. She no longer attends school but is not employed since their is no occupation listed. By the 1910 Federal Census, Carrie still remains at home. She lists her occupation as a dress maker. Carrie never married.

In the 1920 Census, Carrie is 39 years old and she lives in Detroit with her widowed mother on Congress Street. She is working as a machine operator for the Auto Industry. In the 1930 Census, Carrie’s brother Albert is listed as head of household. Carrie works for the Auto Industry and remains a machine operator. They are living at 3226 Clairmont. By the time of the of the 1940 Census, Ruth is listed as head of household. Carrie and Albert J. are still living with her at the same Clairmont street address. Their mother, Elizabeth is living with them. She is 83 years old. Carrie remains employed by the Auto Industry as a machine operator. She is fifty-nine years old.

Forty one years ago today, Carrie died in Roseville, Michigan at the ripe old age of 97. She is likely buried in the Grand Lawn Cemetery in section 6 with the remaining family members. Unfortunately there appears to be no tombstone for Carrie and I do not have .

Rest in peace, Carrie!

Love, Jan

Carrie is my first cousin two times removed.


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