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Charles Elwood Carr
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1882
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1967
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Charles married first Bess Katherine Cory, 5 Jun 1909, in Pittsburgh, PA. They had 5 children:

-Edith Winifred Carr (1910-1984)
-Charles Cory Carr (1912-2004)
-Lucy Elizabeth Carr (1915-2002)
-Albion Cory Jackson "Jack" (1917-2011)
-George Lester Carr (1919-1919)

Charles and Bess were divorced in March of 1921.

Charles married second Georgia Silver Hamilton, 21 Aug 1921, in Pontiac, MI. They had 2 children:

-William W. Carr (b. 1922)
-Theodore H. Carr (b. 1925)

Born in Cincinnati, OH in 1882, Charles' family moved to Carondelet, MO, when he was about 5 years old, where his father left the insurance business to become a Methodist minister. The family moved again about 1890 so that his father could serve a circuit of churches in Litchfield, IL. In 1892 Charles' father passed away at the age of 42. Charles was just 9 years old at the time.

After his father's death, Charles, his mother, and his brothers and sisters returned to his mother's home town in Orrville, OH, where her parents were both still living. In 1896 the family moved again, to Toledo, OH, where his mother would remain until her death.

Charles left home and moved to Pittsburgh, PA, where he met his first wife Bess. In 1910 they had relocated to Oakmont, PA, where Charles worked as a book keeper for a roofing company. They lived with Bess' sister Edith and her husband, Charles Ferguson, and Bess' mother Kate.

In 1915 they moved to Gary, IN, where Charles found work as the Superintendent of the Gary Screw & Bolt Company. He would spend 25 years in the industry.

In March of 1921 Charles and Bess divorced. The divorce was turbulent and Charles remarried 5 months later in Pontiac, MI. Charles left Bess and their children and started a new family with Georgia.

In 1930, Charles and Georgia were living in Lakewood, OH, where Charles was working for a steel manufacturing company.

In 1940, Charles and Georgia were living in Chicago, IL. At the time he was a Controller for a Machinery Dealer. Charles remained in Chicago for the rest of his life.

Charles was known for being possessed of considerable artistic talent. He produced studies (portraits) of General MacArthur and General Eisenhower. Charles' four sons served with distinction in WWII. They also also possessed much of their father's artistic talent. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jerome Swartz Carr (1849 - 1894)
  Martha Lightfoot Carr (1845 - 1916)
 
 Spouses:
  Bess Katherine Cory Carr (1888 - 1957)
  Georgia Silver Hamilton Carr (1882 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Charles Cory Carr (1912 - 2004)*
  Lucy Elizabeth Carr Kotchian (1915 - 2002)*
  Albion Cory Jackson Carr (1917 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emma Patience Carr Schrag (1873 - 1960)*
  Samuel Arthur Carr (1881 - 1881)*
  Charles Elwood Carr (1882 - 1967)
  Mary Lovina Carr (1886 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery and Mausoleum
Evergreen Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Spring Grove Section, Part 9, Lot 972, Grave B3
 
Maintained by: KBStewart-Family
Originally Created by: KBStewart
Record added: May 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109794796
Charles Elwood Carr
Added by: KBStewart
 
Charles Elwood Carr
Added by: SLeamon
 
 
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