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Arabella Maude "Belle" Headley Carter
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1848
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: May 4, 1924
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Mrs. Belle Carter Dead

Prominent Member of I.O.O.F. Dies at Her Residence

Mrs. Belle M. Carter, seventy-five years old, for many years prominent in the Ruth Lodge, I.O.O.F., and a life-long resident of this city, died at her residence, 1624 Hobart street yesterday.

Mrs. Carter was past noble grand of the Ruth Lodge, I.O.O.F., and was its treasurer for thirty-eight terms. She was also a past president of the assembly of the I.O.O.F.

Funeral services will be conducted at her late residence, tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. Rev. Dr. John E. Briggs, pastor of the Fifth Baptist Church will officiate.

Interment will be in the Congressional Cemetery. The Rebecca Assembly, I.O.O.F., which has its regular meeting tomorrow, will meet and adjourn in order that its members may attend the services.

Her sons and sons-in-law will act as pallbearers. The sons are Dr. Emmett M. Carter, Charles Carter, Frank Carter and Walter Carter, while the sons-in-law are George S. Colison, Howard McKinley, and W.S. MacDonald.

Besides her sons, she is survived by her husband, Walter F. Carter, and five daughters, Miss Belle Carter, Miss Maud Carter, Mrs. George S. Colison, Mrs. Howard McKinley and Mrs. W.S. MacDonald, all of this city.

Source: The Evening Star (Washington, DC); May 5, 1924. 
 
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 Parents:
  John P Headley (1816 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Walter Frank Carter (1846 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Emmett Meador Carter (1873 - 1953)*
  Charles Taylor Carter (1875 - 1937)*
  Frances Roberta Carter MacDonald (1876 - 1959)*
  Frank Lynn Carter (1879 - 1957)*
  Eva Estelle Carter Colison (1881 - 1965)*
  N. Belle Carter (1882 - 1962)*
  Minnie E. Carter McKinley (1885 - 1981)*
  Walter Frank Carter (1887 - 1958)*
  Maude V. Carter (1888 - 1978)*
  Edward Warren Carter (1890 - 1896)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank P Headley (____ - 1899)*
  Arabella Maude Headley Carter (1848 - 1924)
  John P. Headley (1850 - 1903)*
  Laura Roberta Headley Hopkins (1852 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section: 7, Site: 380, Range: 89
 
Created by: JJGrav8
Record added: Sep 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29924586
Arabella Maude Belle <i>Headley</i> Carter
Added by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
 
 
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