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Robert Edward Lee CARRICO I
Hallie P. BOWEN
Husband:  Robert Edward Lee CARRICO I
Birth:  20 Nov 1895, Montgomery Co., VA
Death:  24 Dec 1996 — he lived to be 101?!
Last Residence:  Kegley, Mercer Co., WV
Occupation:  telegraph operator, railroad agent
Father:  Thomas Edward CARRICO
Mother:  Mary J. PAYNE
Wife:  [Harriet?] Hallie P. BOWEN
Birth:  21 Dec 1894, Pembroke, Giles Co., VA
Death:  6 Dec 1975, Hospital, Charlottesville, [Albemarle Co.,] VA
Disposition:  entombed Resthaven Mausoleum, Princeton, Mercer Co., WV
Education:  Concord State College; Glenville State College; Radford College
Occupation:  homemaker, teacher
Fraternal:  Eastern Star
Religion:  United Methodist
Father:  Albert Marion BOWEN, b. Mar 1858, VA
Mother:  Sarah Etta "Ettie" SCOTT, b. Mar 1861, VA
Children — born in Matoaka, Rock Dist., Mercer Co., WV:
1.  Robert Lee CARRICO II, b. 1920/1
2.  Nancy Leah CARRICO, b. aft. 1930
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find Robert.  Hallie P. BOWEN (æ 5, b. Dec 1894, VA) is living in Pembroke, Giles Co., VA (p. 202A), with her parents, Albert BOWEN (æ 42, b. Mar 1858, VA — indexed "Abbas") and Etta (æ 38, b. Mar 1861, VA), plus siblings.

3.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Lee CARICO (æ 14, b. VA) is living near Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., VA, with his divorced mother and widowed grandmother (q.v.).  Hallie P. BOWEN (æ 15, b. VA) is living in Pembroke Dist., Giles Co., VA (pp. 202A-202B), with her parents, Albert M. BOWEN (æ 51, b. VA) & S. Etta (æ 47, b. VA), plus siblings.

4.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find Robert or Hallie.  Albert BOWAN (æ 62, b. VA — indexed "Bowman") and his wife, Etta S. (æ 47, b. VA), are living in Pembroke Dist., Giles Co., VA (p. 210B), with two sons.

5.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12-13 of 19):  Bailey Street, Matoaka Town, Rock Magisterial Dist., Mercer Co., WV, Roll 2545 (Book 2), pp. 106B-107A, SN 6B-7A, ED 28-27, SD 11, enumerated 9 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30
* 113 128 Carico Robert L Head O 3000 N M W 33 M 23 N Y VA VA VA Y Operator Telegraph W Y N
    ______ Hallie Wife       F W 33 M 23 N Y VA VA VA Y None        
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* 113 128 Carico Robert Jr Son     N M W  9 S   Y   WV VA VA Y None        
*Bailey Street

6.  SSDI:  Social Security Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com):
Name Birth Death Last Residence SSN Issued Post-em
Robert L CARRICO 20 Nov 1895 24 Dec 1996 24731 (Kegley, Mercer, WV) 719-14-4119 RR Yes
Hallie CARRICO 21 Dec 1894 Dec 1975 24736 (Matoaka, Mercer, WV) 233-56-9696 WV Yes

7.  Anon.  Monday, 8 Dec 1975.  "Retired Teacher Dies." Beckley Post-Herald (Beckley, WV), Vol. 76, No. 293, p. 8 (online at Ancestry.com):
Retired Teacher Dies
MATOAKA (RNS) — Mrs. Hallie Bowen Carrico, 80, of Matoaka, died Saturday night in a Charlottesville, Va., hospital after a long illness.
   She was a retired Mercer County school teacher and had served as attendance director for the Mercer County Board of Education.
   Mrs. Carrico was a member of the Ashworth Memorial United Methodist Church at Matoaka.  She was a member of the United Methodist women and was graduated from Concord and Glenville State colleges and Radford College.
   Mrs. Carrico was the first teacher of U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd when he entered public school.
  She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, Princeton Chapter No. 53, Order of the Eastern Star, past OES worthy matron, past presideant (sic) of the Princeton Senior Woman's Club, was a member of the Matoaka Garden Club and recently was honored by the West Virginia Univeristy Agricultural Department by naming a holly tree in her honor.
   Born at Pembroke, Va., she was a daughter of the late Albert M. and Ettie Scott Bowen.
   Five brothers also preceded her in death.
   Surviors include her husband, Robert L. Carrico; one son, Robert L. Carrico Jr. of Mullens; one daughter, Mrs. C.C. (Nancy Leah) Henderson Jr. of Winchester, Va.; two brothers, Homer K. of Marion, Va., and Mark M. Bowen of Columbus, Ohio, and three grandchildren.
   The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the George W. Seaver Chapel in Princeton with Rev. Joe Stout in charge.  Entombment will be in Resthaven Mausoleum in Princeton.
   Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. today.
   Pallbearers will be Clinton Lily, Ira Southern, Lawrence Thorn, W.B. Phipps, Joe Friedl, James Davis, Claude Blankenship and Woodrow Bailey.
   Member of the OES will be in charge of graveside rites.

8.  World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.  Microfilm Series M1509 (4277 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC (card images and index online at Ancestry.com):
Microfilm Roll | Form | No: - | 2160 | 54
1 Name in full | Age in yrs: Ropert Edward Lee Carrico | 21
2 Home Address: 111 Kebf? St Princeton W Va
3 Date of Birth: Nov 20 1895
4 Are you (1) a natural born citizen… Natural Born
5 Where were you born: Christianburg Va
6 If not a citizen, of what country… Citizen
7 What is your present trade, occupation… Machinest Helper
8 By whom employed: Virginian R R Co
Where employed: Princeton W Va
9 Have you [dependents]?: Mother & Grand Mother
10 Married or Single | Race: Single | White
11 What military service have you had? None
12 Do you claim exemption from draft? Mother & Gran Mother
Signature: Robert Edward Lee Carrico
1 Height | Build: Medium | Medium
2 Color of Eyes | Color of Hair | Bald: Blue | Red | No
3 Physically Disabled: No
Date of Registration: June 5 1917
Draft Board: Precinct No. 5, Mercer, West Va
There is a Christianburgs Dist. in Montgomery Co., VA.

9.  U.S. Selective Service System.  Registration Cards, World War II, Fourth Registration (Men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897).  NARA, Washington, DC (online at Ancestry.com):
Microfilm Roll | Serial No. | Order No: WW2_2243968 | 1016 | -
1 Name: Robert Lee Carrico
2 Place of Residence: Box 51, Matoaka, Mercer County, West Virginia
3 Mailing Address: Same
4 Telephone (Exchange | Number): Bluefield Tel. Co. (Matoaka | 78)
5 Age in Years | Date of Birth: 45 | November 20 1896
6 Place of Birth: Galax, Virginia
7 Name and Address of Person
Who Will Always Know Your Address
Superintendent, Va. Railroad Co., Princeton, West Va.
8 Employer's Name and Address: Virginian Railroad Co., Princeton, Mercer Co., West Va.
9 Place of Employment of Business: Agent, Herndon, Wyoming Co., W. Va.
10 Registrant's Signature: R. L. Carrico
Galax is an independent city, geographically located in Grayson Co., VA

10.  Paula Wiegand, compiler.  Harless Homepage (online at www.genealogy-questo.com/Harless-Homepage/).

11.  Messages posted to the CARRICO Mailing List (online at RootsWeb.com), with special thanks to Michael JOHNSON and Linda BOOROM.

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