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Alma Smith

Female 1902 - 1981


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  • Born  24 Jan 1902  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  Nov 1981  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I3103  Main
    Last Modified  31 Dec 2008 

    Father  George Smith,   b. abt. 1873, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F966  Group Sheet

    Family 1  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 
    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  Tom Gaines,   d. 1945 
    Married  Y  [2, 3
    Last Modified  30 Dec 2008 
    Family ID  F963  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Henry Spearman 
    Married  1947  [2, 4
    Last Modified  30 Dec 2008 
    Family ID  F964  Group Sheet

  • 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

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  • Notes 
    • Name of "Annie D." in Nash's obit from Chicago Defender.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] SSDI.

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

    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, 35.

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