|Birth: ||Sep. 19, 1869|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 1925|
Laura J. Rothrock was the seventh of eight known children of John Sandford (Sanford?) Rothrock (1821-p1880) and Eliza Reeves (some sources say Elizabeth Mary Stucke/Stoley) (c1827-p1900), who married 07 Mar 1850 at Greene County, Tennessee. John may have died in Tennessee or moved with the family to Texas, where the widow Eliza was living in 1900. It is not known when John or Eliza died or where they are buried.
Laura married Worley Emory Carey (1866-1941) on 12 Aug 1891 at Washington County, Tennessee. Laura and Emory were the parents of three known children, namely:
1. Stella Pearl Rothrock Dedeck (1893-1964)
2. Edmonica (Edmona?) R. Carey Townsend (1895-???)
3. Robert A. Carey (1900-1912)
Links to Laura's husband and one of her three known children are included below.
Mrs. Kathy Jennings-Brown supplied the follow obituary:
Mrs. W. E. Carey died last Thursday in Oklahoma. She had car trouble and stopped on the side of the road. When she got out of her car, she stepped back and the sand gave way causing her to fall backward down a rock cliff. Her body was brought to Waco to the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. L. Dedeck. Mr. and Mrs. Carey lived in McGregor until 5 years ago when they moved to Gatesville. July 1, 1925 they moved to Weleetka, Oklahoma, where the accident occurred. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery in Waco. Survivors include her husband; two sisters; three brothers; two daughters, Mrs. Dedeck of Waco and Mrs. Richard Townsend of Seminole, Oklahoma. McGregor Mirror: Nov 20 (1-3), 1925.
Worley Emory Carey (1866 - 1941)
Stella Pearl Carey Dedeck (1893 - 1964)*
Plot: Block 24 Lot 50
Maintained by: Dan Stevenson
Originally Created by: couchpotato
Record added: Dec 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23632287
Added: Jun. 26, 2012