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Carrie Elizabeth Smith Robison
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1881
Marshall
Harrison County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1969
Riverside
Riverside County
California, USA

Carrie Elizabeth Smith is the daughter of James Franklin Smith and Jane M. Caddenhead. Her mother died shortly after Carrie's birth. Carrie was left in the care of several different step-mothers during her youth. She married Thery Edward Robison in September 1898 in Paris, Texas. They had three children while in Bowie County, Texas: Jess Edward born 7 June 1899; Lola B. born 20 May 1901 and James Gibbon born 5 April 1903. Carrie and her husband moved to Oklahoma in the early 1900's during a land rush. They homesteaded a piece of property in Mt. View, Kiowa County, OK and had nine more children: Aleene Lee born 2 December 1904; twins Beulah Annie and Eula Mae born 8 May 1908; Linnie Marie born 22 February 1910; Nellie Francis born 23 February 1912; Jimmy born 31 July 1915; Allen William born 12 June 1916; Living daughter born 28 April 1919 and Faye born 21 February 1922. Life was very hard for farmers in Mt. View, Kiowa County, OK. Two children died Gibbon and Jimmy in 1915. The family moved to Tecumseh, OK in search of work. Thery came down with pneumonia and died in 1923 leaving Carrie with ten children. The oldest children went to work to help support the family. The great depression came in 1929 making it even harder for Carrie but she always managed to feed the family by hiring out as a servant in the homes of neighbors or cleaning and ironing clothes in her own home. In 1939, several of the children came to California and convinced their mother that life would be better for her in California.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Thery Edward Robison (1879 - 1923)*
 
 Children:
  Jess Edward Robison (1899 - 1975)*
  Lola B. Ely (1901 - 1986)*
  Gibbon Robison (1903 - 1915)*
  Aleene Lee Robison Fitz (1904 - 1982)*
  Beulah Annie Robison McCafferty (1908 - 1994)*
  Eula Mae Robison Burns (1908 - 1976)*
  Linnie Marie Robison Dunbar (1910 - 1985)*
  Nellie Frances Robison Metzler (1912 - 1992)*
  Jimmy Robison (1914 - 1915)*
  Allen W. Robison (1916 - 1999)*
  Irene Ruth Robison Ervin (1919 - 2004)*
  Faye Iva Robison Prescott (1922 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Acres Memorial Park & Mortuary
Bloomington
San Bernardino County
California, USA
 
Created by: Becky Prescott-Spalding
Record added: Jun 08, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7553167
 


- Steve
 Added: May. 6, 2013
Rest in the arms of the lord.
- Patricia Webster
 Added: Nov. 20, 2006
To My beloved grandmother who bought me orange slice candy at the show. I miss you and your great story's
- Sandra
 Added: Aug. 29, 2003
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