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Nellie May Hunt Carrington
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1895
Winston-Salem
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1964
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

only child of William Thomas Hunt and Winnifred Elizabeth Amos, the family moved from NC to Durant, OK where Nellie studied at Southeastern Oklahoma State Normal School (now SEOSU); she married at age 17 to a former faculty member there, A. C. Parsons, in Parsons' first residence in Oklahoma (Alva, where he was also professor); she studied home economics, English literature, languages and the arts at the University of Oklahoma, graduating with her B. A. in 1917; she wrote a Masters thesis on Sir Richard Steele for her M. A. at the University of Oklahoma in 1918; in Oct 1921 she beat Mary Ann Whitman to win the Univ of Oklahoma women's tennis crown, and in Jun 1922 beat Mrs. J. S. Frank to win the Okla City women's tennis crown; she later remarried after her divorce to Wylie Valentine Carrington, a WWI vet and grocery store owner 
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Burial Park
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Mike Green
Record added: May 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52472870
Nellie May <i>Hunt</i> Carrington
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Nellie May <i>Hunt</i> Carrington
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