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Wiley Nash Carthan

Male 1902 - 1969


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  • Born  23 Mar 1902  Starksville, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Jan 1969  Argo, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried  26 Jan 1969  Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I3102  Main
    Last Modified  30 Dec 2008 

    Father  John Carthan 
    Family ID  F961  Group Sheet

    Family 1  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 
    Children 
    >1. Mamie Elizabeth Carthan,   b. 23 Nov 1921, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 2003
    Last Modified  30 Dec 2008 
    Family ID  F960  Group Sheet

    Family 2  A.D. 
    Married  Y  [3
    Notes 
    • this was A.D.'s second marriage
    Last Modified  30 Dec 2008 
    Family ID  F1062  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.

  • Notes 
    • Moved to Chicago in 1923, moved to Detroit in 1940. [2]
    • was an automobile mechanic. [2]

    Died:
    • Lived in Detroit, Michigan.

    Buried:
    • Funeral services held at Antioch Baptist Church in Argo, Illinois.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] SSDI.

    2. [S177] Emmett Till's Grandfather Dies, (Chicago Defender, 23 Jan 1969).

    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, 49.