Carringers in the News – William E. Carringer Dies in 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio

 It is time for an additional 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 might be fascinating, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add info to my household tree database.

This week’s entry is from The Information-Herald [Franklin, Penn.] newspaper dated 21 June 1948:

The transcription of the article is:

“William E. Carringer

“Wiliam E. Carringer, 72, husband of Fannie Lo Bertha, of Cleveland, O., former Franklin resident, died in his house on Saturday afternoon.

“Mr. Carringer was born close to Sheakleyville, the son of the late J.A. and Esther Louise King Carringer.

“He was married in 1899 in Mayville, N.Y.  In 1900 he moved to Franklin and lived right here till 1921, when he moved to Cleveland the place he had since made his house.

“Moreover his spouse he’s survived by the next youngsters all of Cleveland:  Mrs. Jennie Groh, Mrs. Leora Haldeman, Mrs. Hazel Rogers, and Earl Carringer.  Grandchildren:  Bertha Jane rogbers and Albert Singleton, Jr., and two great-grandchildren, Chloe and Raymond Singleton, of Cleveland.  4 sisters additionally survive:  Mrs. Palmer Campbell, West Sunbury; Mrs. Howard Cain, Nationwide Metropolis, Calif.; Mrs. Harley Bell, Franklin; and Mrs. William Rowe, Greenville.

“The physique will probably be delivered to the Hoovler Funeral House Tuesday the place buddies could name after 1 p.m.  Providers will probably be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. B.E. Coleman, of the First Evangelical United Brethren Church officiating.  Burial will probably be made in Franklin Cemetery.”

The supply quotation is:

“William E. Carringer,” Information-Herald [Franklin, Penn.] newspaper, obituary, Monday, 21 June 1948, web page 3, column 5, William E. Carringer obituary discover;   ( : accessed 17 Might 2021).

This obituary gives a dying date and place, an age, the names of his spouse, youngsters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, however there isn’t a details about his occupation or associations apart from the church..  

William Earl Carringer (1875-1948) was born 21 August 1875 in Deer Creek, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph Elexander and Esther Louise (King) Carringer.  He married Fanny Bertha Latshaw (1876-1962) in  1898 in Mayfield, New York. He died 19 Might 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio.  That they had 4 youngsters:

*  Jennie Adelle Carringer (1899-1974), married 1924 Harry Louis Groh (1900-1978).
*  Leora Pearl Carringer (1901-1982), married (1) 1919 Albert William Singleton (1896-1971); (2) 1928 Abel W. Haldeman (1902-1984).
*  Hazel Might Carringer (1903-1995), married 1926 Frank Rogers (1900-????).
*  Earl Leroy Carringer (1906-1973), married 1946 Alma D. Reith (1911-1991).

I’m a 3rd cousin twice eliminated to  Wilbert H. Carringer.  Our frequent ancestors are my 4th great-grandparents Martin Carringer (1758-1835) and Maria Magdalena Hoax (1768-1851). 

There are lots of of Carringer “tales” in my household tree – and this was certainly one of them.   Life occurs, by chance and deliberately, and typically an individual’s obituary lists all of his relations however not an occupation.   I’m glad that I can honor William Earl Carringer at this time.  

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


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