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Edward William Carter, Jr.

Edward William Carter, Jr.[1, 2, 3]

Male 1905 - 1964  (59 years)

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  • Photos
    Olive and Edward Carter
    Olive and Edward Carter
    Edward Carter
    Edward Carter
    In his laboratory.
    Edward William Carter, Jr.
    Edward William Carter, Jr.
    Edward William Carter, Jr. 1951 on the occasion of his daughter Jane's wedding.

    Documents
    Edward Carter
    Edward Carter
    "Heart Victim" article.
    Edward Carter
    Edward Carter
    "Man dies at wheel" - article

    Headstones
    Edward Carter & Olive Umlauf
    Edward Carter & Olive Umlauf

  • Name Edward William Carter  [4
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 1905  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Graduated Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Drexel University 
    Occupation 1930 
    Chemist. 
    Died 4 Jan 1964  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Jan 1964  Arlington Cemetery, Upper Darby, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I102  Main
    Last Modified 20 May 2006 

    Father Edward William Carter,   b. 1862, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1935  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Jennie Benson,   b. 1865, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1967  (Age 102 years) 
    Married 15 Jul 1885  1906 Pine St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Documents
    Carter - Benson Marriage Certificate
    Carter - Benson Marriage Certificate
    15 Jul 1885. Edward William Carter and Jennie Benson, 1906 Pine St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Olive B. Umlauf,   b. 1904, Ashland, Schuylkill, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1988, Phila At Age 83 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Jane Evelyn Carter,   b. 31 Mar 1927, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 2008, Ft. Myers, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Dorothy Carter,   b. 1929,   d. 1929  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 20 May 2006 
    Family ID F55  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1905 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduated - Drexel University - - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jan 1964 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Jan 1964 - Arlington Cemetery, Upper Darby, PA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Graduated from Drexel College (8 years of night school) as an industrial chemist.  Worked for Penn Salt.  Wrote dosage instructions.  Took samples of chemicals arriving by rail.  Newspaper article: Edward Carter, 58, of 6718 Guyer Avenue, Philadelphia, collapsed and died in his auto at 1:30 P.M. as he was driving north on 9th St. at Vine.  Apparently suffered a heart attack. 7th birth order.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] JSH Feb 13 2003 gedcom, John S. Howell, Jr.

    2. [S6] Jane Carter, (Interviews and family photos).

    3. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    4. [S815] 1930 U.S. Census, Philadelphia, District 232, Guyer Ave, age 24, chemist (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S693] Gravestone Photo, b. 1905. d. 1964 (Reliability: 0).

    6. [S826] 1920 US Census, Age 14. (Reliability: 0).
      1252 South 33rd St., Philadelphia, PA, 36th Ward, Enumeration District 1291 Sheet 3B. Enumerated Jan 21, 1920

      Edward Carter, Head, age 57, Immigrated in 1876, Naturalized  in 1895(?), born Ireland, both parents born Ireland, Bridge operator.
      Jennie, wife, age 55, born Pennsylvania, both parents born Ireland, at home
      Ester, daughter, age 28, Clerk, Parish work
      Jennie, daughter, age 26, Bookbinder, Publisher
      Evelyn, daughter, age 24, Operator, Telephone Co.
      Martha, daughter, age 20, Clerk, Parish work
      Edna, daughter, age 18, Operator for Telephone Co.
      Edward, son, age 14, attending school

      http://www.ancestry.com/search/io/browse.aspx?c=3&state=Pennsylvania&county=Philadelphia&township=Philadelphia&ed=1291&roll=T625_1638&STAbrv=PA&startimg=1098&endimg=1125&rp=1103&hash=394602087&width=2413&height=1853&levels=5&colorspace=Grayscale

    7. [S8] WR Boyer, 6 sep 2003 (Reliability: 0).

    8. [S1384] Marriage Certificate - Carter-Benson, (Photo of certificate on file), "15 July 1885, Edward William Carter and Jennie Benson, 1906 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA" (Reliability: 0).