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Max Morris Caro
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1881, Germany
Death: Jan. 23, 1920
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Max Morris Caro (1882-1920) was deaf and worked as an electrician. He died in 1920 at the tail end of the influenza pandemic of 1918-1920 of pneumonia. (b. June 26, 1881; Russia - d. January 23, 1920; Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60630, USA)

Parents:
Bernard Caro.

Birth:
He was born in June 26, 1881 in Russia or Germany.

Emigration:
He arrived in the US around 1894.

Marriage:
Max was Jewish and deaf and he met Thea Jensen (1885-1910) at the school for the deaf in Illinois. They married on July 21, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois.

Children:
Grace Lillie Caro (1902-1994) who married Frank Cruicshank Failing (1901-1948) then after his death she married Carl Johnstone Taylor (1901-1967); Ira Caro (1905-1975) who married Josephine Slattery (1915-1955); Harold L. Caro (1907-1998) who married Mary Virgilous Geary (1918- ); Ann Caro (1910-1968) who married Sye X and after his death married Carl Munter (1911-1999).

Death of wife:
Thea died on October 15, 1910 less than a month after giving birth to her daughter, Anna. Thea and Max's children were then raised by Lena and Andrew and they appear at 4932 Austin Avenue in Chicago in the 1920 US census.

Second marriage:
On June 8, 1919 he married Mary E. Zukerman (1890-?).

Death:
He died on January 23, 1920 at 1447 South Trumbull Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. He appears in the Illinois Death Index as number 6002694. He died of pneumonia from influenza. He had been working as an electrician. On his death certificate he was listed as married to "Mary E. Caro". His death was 7 months, and 16 days after his second marriage.

Source:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on May 2, 2004. Updated on January 28, 2011 with information from his two marriage certificates and his death certificate.


 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Thea Olive Jensen Caro (1885 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Ira A. Caro (1905 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: May 02, 2004
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Max Morris Caro
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Max Morris Caro
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Max Morris Caro
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