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 Ella <I>Tobin</I> Carr

Ella Tobin Carr

Birth
Bexar County, Texas, USA
Death 15 May 1918 (aged 54)
Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 28551097 · View Source
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Wife of James M. CARR

MRS. ELLA T. CARR CALLED BY DEATH
SUMMONS COMES TO WOMAN WHOSE FAMILY PLAYED BIG PART IN CITY'S EARLIER HISTORY

Mrs. Ella Tobin Carr, wife of J.M. Carr of this city, died yesterday morning at 8:15 o'clock at the Santa Rosa Infirmary, after an illness of little more than a week. Mrs. Carr was a daughter of William Girard and Josephine Tobin, a family whose history is interwoven forever with that of San Antonio and this section of the country. John W. Smith, the first mayor of the little frontier village when it was incorporated in 1837, was a grandfather of Mrs. Carr.
Ella Tobin Carr was born in this city July 16, 1863, and grew up through childhood and girlhood to be one of the belles of her day. She is survived by her husband J.M. Carr, and by three daughters, Mrs. W.P. Colvert, of San Antonio, Mrs. Scott Schriner of Chicago and Mrs. Charles Armstrong of Armstrong, Texas, as well as three brothers, Maj. W.G. Tobin, Sheriff J.W. Tobin and Maj. C.M. Tobin, and her sisters Mrs. Sam C. Bell, Mrs. W.P. Rote, Mrs. Lucy Tobin Thornton, of San Antonio, and Mrs. A.W. Burroughs of Fruita, Col. Two other sisters Mrs. John A. Frazier and Mrs. J. M. Vance of this city are dead: Mrs. Vance having died only a few months ago.
Mrs. Scott Schriner of Chicago reached San Anotnio last night. The funeral will take place this morning at 11 o'clock at St. Mark's Episcopol church of which Mrs. Carr has ben a life-long communicant. Bishop James Steptoe Jonhston will officiate.
Interment will be in the family burial ground in City Cemetery No. 1. The active pallbearers will be Ambrose J. Byrne, Edmund W. Young, Lieut. Alex Fraser, Gerard Fraser, Lieut. Tobin Rote and Rupert H. Gresham. The honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Adolph Herff, Oliver Woodhull, Harry O. Skinner, Edwin Chamberlin, Carlos Bec, Albert Maverick, Will C. Sullivan and Dr. James H. Graham.


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  • Created by: Athanatos
  • Added: 26 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28551097
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ella Tobin Carr (16 Jul 1863–15 May 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28551097, citing City Cemetery #1, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Athanatos (contributor 46907585) .