Individual Record 270

Name}   Carr, Vernon Albert Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Exa  4 Apr 1886 Place} Emerson, Mills, Iowa
Marr.: Date} Exa 16 Jun 1909 Place} Alhambra, Los Angeles, California     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 26 Sep 1947 Place} Littlerock , Los Angeles, California
Burial: Date} Aft 26 Sep 1947 Place} Mountain View Cemetery & Mausoleum, Altadena, California
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1}  73 = Interview
Source 2} 162 = Letter
Source 3}1015=Letter
Source 4} 1027=Letter
Source 5} 213 = Photographs
Source 6}671 = Photographs
Source 7}842 = 1900 USA cen
Source 8} 1430=Marriage rec
Source 9} 215 = Marriage rec
Source 10} 202 = 1910 USA cen
Source 11}845 = Military rec
Source 12}841 = 1920 USA cen
Source 13}1024=1930 USA cen
Source 14}1433=1940 USA cen
Source 15}1129=Immigration
Source 16}872 = Voter record
Source 17}536 = Death record
Source 18}963 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } Ira A. Carr & Mary Ella Douglas
   Relationship No.} None
1st Household No.} 66 = San Gabriel Twp., Los Angeles, California
      Occupation 1} Fruit rancher
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Olson, Lillian Mae
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Vernon Albert Carr was born 4 April 1886 in Iowa.  According to his marriage record, his parents were Ira A. Carr and Ella Douglas.  According to the census records, his father had been born in Ohio, and his mother, Mary E., in Illinois.  In the 1900 USA census, his family, which included a sister, Mildred, was living in Alhambra, San Gabriel Township, Los Angeles, California.
Notes:  Vernon married Lillian Mae Olson on 16 Jun 1909 in Alhambra.  In the 1910 USA census, they were living on Garfield Avenue, Alhambra.  He was a fruit rancher.  Their daughter, Evelyn Mary, was born 3 Oct 1910.  Their son James Douglas was born 11 Oct 1914.  In June 1917 when Vernon registered for the World War draft, they were living at 1611 W. Broadway, Glendale, California.  According to Donald Olson, they had a chicken ranch.  Vernon, at age 30, was described as being tall and slender, with gray eyes and dark brown hair.  He listed himself as a farmer.

In the 1920 USA census, Vernon and his wife had three children, and were living on Cypress Avenus in Covina, Los Angeles County.  By the 1930 USA census, the family was living in Little Rock, out in the Antelope Valley.  Here they established a pear and peach ranch in the dessert.

In the 1940 USA census, Vernon was listed as a rancher.  Their house was owned, with a value of $1,500.  He had had one year of college.  He and Lillian were sharing the house with their daughter Evelyn and son-in-law Willard Sinclair.  Their granddaughter was 5 years old.

On 1 Oct 1940, Vernon and his wife Lillian crossed back into the United States at Blaine, Washington after a one day trip to Canada.

Vernon died 26 Sep 1947 in Little rock, Los Angeles, California.  He is buried in the Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Sltadena, Los Angeles, California.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Click to enlarge
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Vernon in 1916
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} College, 1 yr     or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
 Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   1 Apr 2018
Date Created}   29 Aug 1993
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