Carringers in the News — Frederick Willard Carringer Dies in 1965 in Fort Worth, Texas

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

This week’s entry is from Fort Price [Texas]Star-Telegram newspaper dated 28 November 1065:

The transcription of this text is:

Frederick Willard Carringer, 2524 Stadium Drive, handed away Saturday.  Survivors: Daughters, Edward C. Home, Fort Price, Mrs. Carl Rolle, Bethesda, Maryland; 5 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren.  Pals could name at Harveson & Cole, 702 eighth Avenue till 1 p.m., Monday.  Companies 2 p.m., Monday, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Rev. Louis F. Martin officiating.  Interment Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.  Household will recognize memorials to Frederick W. Carringer Memorial Fund, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.  Preparations Harveson & Cole.”
The supply quotation is:

“Carringer, Fort Price [Texas]Star-Telegram newspaper, loss of life discover, Sunday, 28 November 1965, web page 50, column 3, Frederick Willard Carringer obituary;   ( : accessed 5 July 2021).

This loss of life discover offers a loss of life date and place, daughters names, however nothing about his occupation, faith or associations.

Frederick Willard Carringer was born 1 April 1876 in Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, the son of Anthony Spangler and Maria (Moyer) Carringer.  He died 27 November 1965 in Fort Price, Tarrant County, Texas.  He married Elizabeth A. (Daisy) Olds (1876-1950) on 9 June 1898 in Denver, Colorado.  That they had two youngsters:
*  Elizabeth Olds Carringer (1900-1992), married 1923 Edward Chandler Home (1899-1976).
*  Catherine Olds Carringer (1908-2008), married 1937 Carl C. Rolle (1910-1976).

I’m a second cousin two instances eliminated to Frederick Willard Carringer.  Our frequent ancestors are my 4th great-grandparents Martin Carringer (1758-1835) and Maria Magdalena Hoax (1768-1851). 

There are a whole bunch of Carringer “tales” in my household tree – and this was considered one of them.   Life occurs, by accident and deliberately, and typically an individual has a loss of life discover with some household data however no different data.  I’m glad that I can honor Frederick Willard Carringer immediately.  

You by no means know when a descendant or relative will discover this weblog submit and study one thing about their ancestors or family, or will present extra details about them to me.


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