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Carrie Louisa Granger

22 March 1853–25 July 1880

Born 22 Mar. 1853 in Hardwick, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.[1] Daughter of Henry H. Granger and Lucy Minerva Woodward.[2] Niece of EBW.[3] Father died during the Civil War, 30 Oct. 1864.[4]  Attended school in Mattoon Township, Coles Co., Illinois, 1870.[5] Living in Salt Lake City, 1873; taught at Miss Cook’s School and at the district school in the Salt Lake City Ninth Ward.[6]  Married George Snyder, 1 Oct. 1874, in Saline Co., Kansas; two children.[7] Lived in Salt Lake City, 1875–1876.[8] Died 25 July 1880 in Atchison, Atchison Co., Kansas.[9]  

 

[1] Massachusetts, Secretary of Commonwealth, Births, Marriages (1841–1895), and Deaths (1841–1899), Births, vol. 74, p. 168, Carrie Louisa Granger, 22 Mar. 1853, microfilm 1420836, DGS 4285087, image 795/883, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 Oct. 2019), Carrie Louisa Granger (LH6M-L3X). 

[2] Massachusetts, Secretary of Commonwealth, Births, Marriages (1841–1895), and Deaths (1841–1899), Births, vol. 74, p. 168, Carrie Louisa Granger, 22 Mar. 1853, microfilm 1420836, DGS 4285087, image 795/883, FHL. U.S., Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files, 1861–1934, Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. 1861–ca. 1934, database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com, accessed 7 Apr. 2021).

[3] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 503.

[4] U.S., Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files, 1861–1934, Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. 1861–ca. 1934, database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com, accessed 7 Apr. 2021).

[5] 1870 U.S. Census, Mattoon Township, Coles Co., IL, p. 55, Carrie Hewling.

[6] “In Memoriam,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1880, 45.

[7] Saline Co., KS, Probate Court, Kansas County Marriages, 1855–1911, Marriage Affidavits, 1873–1879, George E. Snyder and Carrie S. Granger, 1 Oct. 1874, microfilm 2383751, DGS 4665235, image 162/2026, FHL. 1880 U.S. Census, Atchison City, Atchison Co., KS, ED 1, p. 8D, George E. Snyder.

[8] EBW, Diary, 13 June 1875; 6 Feb. 1876; 7 May 1876.

[9] “Died,” Atchison (KS) Patriot, 31 July 1880, 3. Saline County Journal (Salina, KS), 29 July 1880, 3. EBW, Diary, 22 Mar. 1892 and 22 Mar. 1894.