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Mamie Elizabeth Carthan

Female 1921 - 2003


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  • Born  23 Nov 1921  Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Died  03 Jan 2003  [2
    Buried  Aslip, Cook County, Chicago Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3099  Main
    Last Modified  19 May 2008 

    Father  Wiley Nash Carthan,   b. 23 Mar 1902, Starksville, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1969, Argo, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alma Smith,   b. 24 Jan 1902, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1981, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1919 
    Family ID  F960  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Louis Till,   d. 02 Jul 1945, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Oct 1940  [1
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Separated Nov 1942
    Children 
     1. Emmett Louis "Bobo" Till,   b. 25 Jul 1941, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1955
    Last Modified  19 May 2008 
    Family ID  F962  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Pink Bradley 
    Married  05 May 1951  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Notes 
    Married:
    • separated August 1953
    Last Modified  19 May 2008 
    Family ID  F965  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Gene Mobley 
    Last Modified  19 May 2008 
    Family ID  F967  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Mamie & her father - and others
    Mamie & her father - and others
    Left to right Wiley Nash Carthan, Walter Billingsley, Mamie Bradley, Dr. T.R.M. Howard, U.S. Rep. Charles Diggs, Mandy Bradley - picture from http://negroartist.com/EMMETT%20TILL/index.htm

    Documents
    1930 Census: Nash & Alma Carthan
    1930 Census: Nash & Alma Carthan
    Enumeration Date: 14 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 2193
    Sheet: 16B
    Location: Summit, Cook County, Illinois

    #7632
    1. Carthan, Nash - age 28, married at 17, laborer at refinery
    2. Alma - wife, age 28
    3. Mamie - daughter, age 8
    4. Carthan, John - brother, age 22, married at 21, laborer @ refinery
    5. Carthan, Mary - wife, age 17, married at 16

    Link to full image.

    Headstones
    Gravestone: Mamie Elizabeth Carthan Till Mobley
    Gravestone: Mamie Elizabeth Carthan Till Mobley
    picture from findagrave

  • Notes 
    • she and mother moved to Chicago in 1924 to join her father.

  • Sources 
    1. [S176] Mamie Bradley's Untold Story, Bradley, Mamie, (Chicago Defender, Feb - Jun 1956).

    2. [S2] SSDI.

    3. [S198] Till-Mobley, Mamie, and Chris Benson. Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America. New York: Random House, 2003, 54.