Carringers in the News — District Attorney Marion Carringer Shot in 1915 in Forest County, Pennsylvania.

 It is time for one more version of “Carringers within the Information” – a weekly function from the historic newspapers about individuals with the surname Carringer (my mom’s maiden surname) which are fascinating, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add data to my household tree database.

This week’s entry is from the Harrisburg [Penn.] Telegraph newspaper dated 13 August 1915:

The transcription of this text is:  

“Irate Father Shoots the District Legal professional of Forest County

“Warren, Pa., Aug. 12 — Marion Carringer, district lawyer of Forest county, was shot and possibly fatally injured in his workplace at Tionesta at the moment.  Bereno Schectino, charged with firing the photographs, was overpowered after he had menaced a crowd of residents and police along with his revolver.  Threats of lynching have been made, however the police succeeded in touchdown the person in jail unhurt.

“Carringer was taken to the Tionesta Hospital the place it was stated he most likely would die.

“A number of photographs have been fired by means of the closed door of Carringer’s workplace and one took impact within the officers left lung and the others in his again.  Schectino, whose 15-year-old daughter figured in a sensational case right here a yr in the past, accused the district lawyer of neglect of responsibility in reference to the case.”

The supply quotation is:

Irate Father Shoots the District Legal professional of Forest County, Harrisburg [Penn.] Telegraph newspaper, Friday, 13 August 1915, web page 1, column 4, Marion Carringer article;   MyHeritage, Chronicling America, Historic American Newspapers, 1791-1963 ( : accessed 22 November 2021).

This text offers a take a look at an important occasion in Marion Carringer’s life and within the lifetime of Forest County, Pennsylvania.  He did survive and lived till 1973, dwelling out his life in Forest County, Pennsylvania.

Marion SAubrey Carring (1876-1973) was born 5 November 1876 in Sheakleyville, Pennsylvania, the son of Milo Cerastes and Mary Amanda (Robinson) Carringer.  He married June Herman (185-1972) on 10 December 1919 in Tionesta, Pennsylvania.  That they had 4 kids, all born in Tionesta.  Marion  Carringer died 10 June 1973 in Tionesta.

Marion Aubrey Carringer is my 2nd cousin twice eliminated, with widespread ancestors of my third great-grandparents Daniel and Elizabeth (King) Spangler and my 4th great-grandparents Martin and Magdalena (Hoax) Carringer.

There are tons of of Carringer “tales” in my household tree – and this was one among them. Life occurs, by chance and deliberately, and generally a newspaper article tells us of an incident within the lifetime of a relative.  I’m glad that I can honor Marion Aubrey Carringer at the moment.

You by no means know when a descendant or relative will discover this weblog put up and be taught one thing about their ancestors or relations, or will present extra details about them to me.


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