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Frederick Carter TRACY

Male 1868 - 1953  (85 years)


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  • Name Frederick Carter TRACY  [1, 2
    Born 17 Jan 1868  Rochester, Sangamon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Witness 1901  Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He was most likely the witness, Carter TRACY, at the marriage of his sister, Carrie, to William THOMAS on 11 November 1901; nevertheless, it could also have been their father.
    Died 7 Oct 1953  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Beaver Pioneer Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Buried: Plot C2 / 81.
    Notes 
    • "Fred Carter TRACY, son of Carter and Louise Jacques TRACY, was in 1868, at Rochester, Illinois. He married to Margaret Aronia (Ora) THOMAS, on May 19, 1895, in Beaver and died October 7, 1953, at Oklahoma City. To this union were born two daughters, Helen Louise and Mary Eleanor.

      With the coming of Territorial Government, in 1890, Mr. TRACY's father moved to Beaver and started a hardware store. Fred joined him in Beaver in 1892, taking the office of town clerk and clerk of the townsite board. During the following year he was appointed postmaster and established a drug store which was subsequently enlarged to a general drygoods store. Fred had studied law and pharmacy under his father, who was a lawyer and pharmacist, and he passed the pharmacy and bar examinations and became one of the first registered pharmacists and members of the Bar of Oklahoma.

      Fred was always ready to try anything new and was the owner of the following firsts in Beaver: first bicycle, 1893; first typewriter (Blixenderfer), 1894; first adding machine, 1899; first gravity flow gas mantle lamp, 1899; first pressure gasoline lamp, 1899; first hollow wire lighting system, 1900; second automobile (first four-cylinder), 1908; second six-cylinder car, 1916, and the first eight cylinder car, 1927". [1]
    Person ID I8221  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2013 

    Father Carter TRACY,   b. 16 Dec 1831, Vermont, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1905, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Louise Jacques LOCK,   b. Abt 1842, Vermont, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1900  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Address Rochester, Sangamon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address 1881  Rochester, Sangamon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F2107  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret Aronia "Ora" THOMAS,   b. 27 Mar 1874, Missouri, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1958  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 May 1895  Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Affidavit on Application for Marriage License: Fred C. TRACY, age 27, born Illinois, residing in Beaver, Oklahoma, son of Carter TRACY and Miss Ora M. THOMAS, age 21, born Missouri, residing in Beaver, Oklahoma, daughter of John R. THOMAS and Mary J. COOMBE. 18 May 1895. Certificate of Marriage: Fred C. TRACY and Miss Ora M. THOMAS were married on 19 May 1895 at Beaver. Witnesses: John R. THOMAS and Carter TRACY. Married by J. J. Bagsley, Minister.

      Married: Fred C. TRACY and Miss Orah THOMAS were quietly married at the residence of the bride's parents just west of town, on last Sunday evening, Rev. Bagsley officiating. These young people have resided in Beaver for some years and are well and favorably known in the community. Their many friends join with The Herald in wishing them a pleasant and prosperous matrimonial voyage. They are "at home" to their friends at the residence they fitted up for them in the south part of town. Published in The Beaver Herald, 23 May 1895. [4, 7]
    Address 1900  Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Witness 1903  Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • They were both witnesses to the marriage of Arthur G. THOMAS' marriage to Beulah NILES on 9 April 1903; they appeared as Ora THOMAS and F. C. THOMAS.
    Address 1910  Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address 1920  Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Documents
    Marriage: Tracy and Thomas
    Marriage: Tracy and Thomas
    Published in The Beaver Herald, 23 May 1895.
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F2106  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Advertisement: Fred C. Tracy
    Advertisement: Fred C. Tracy

    Headstones
    TRACY
    TRACY
    TRACY
    TRACY

    Son
    FRED CARTER
    Jan. 17, 1868,
    Oct. 7, 1953


  • Sources 
    1. [S480] Book: History of Beaver County, Volume 1, (1970.).

    2. [S206] Census of U.S.A., 1900.

    3. [S591] Website: Find a Grave, (www.findagrave.com).

    4. [S823] Vital Statistics - Oklahoma, U.S.A.

    5. [S399] Census of U.S.A., 1870.

    6. [S226] Census of U.S.A., 1880.

    7. [S217] Newspaper.

    8. [S204] Census of U.S.A., 1910, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T624).

    9. [S213] Census of U.S.A., 1920, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T625).


  

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