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 Carrie <I>Blanton</I> Chappell

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Carrie Blanton Chappell

  • Birth 28 Feb 1883 Eagle Lake, Colorado County, Texas, USA
  • Death 16 Dec 1944 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 90448343

Carrie Chappell, the daughter of Carey Blanton and Alice Bailey, was born February 28, 1883 in Eagle Lake, Colorado County, Texas. She moved to Houston around the turn of the 20th century where she lived in 4th Ward, better known as Freedman's Town. By 1910 she moved to the Greater 5th Ward area of the city where she remained until she died. Professionally she worked as a cook for many years. But became a laundress working from home after she took over the care of her young grandchildren when their mother died.

Carrie died December 16, 1944 from sub-acute nephritis caused by hypertension. I. S. Lewis Funeral Home was in charge of her burial and she was interred in Oak Park Cemetery, which is Golden Gate Cemetery today, Houston, TX on December 20, 1944.


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  • Created by: Liv
  • Added: 20 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90448343
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carrie Blanton Chappell (28 Feb 1883–16 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90448343, citing Golden Gate Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Liv (contributor 47530501) .