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Lillian E. (Spencer) Carey (1874)

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Lillian E. (Lil E) Carey formerly Spencer
Born in Bahamasmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1894 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] in Key West, Monroe, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 25 Jan 2020 | Created 23 May 2017 | Last significant change: 25 Jan 2020
23:09: Carolyn (Atkinson) Martin edited the Current Last Name and Death Place for Lillian E. (Spencer) Carey (1874-). (corrected current last name) [Thank Carolyn for this]
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Bahamas Project
Lil E (Spencer) Carey is part of a Bahamian family.


01 Aug 1894: John W. Carey married Lillian E. "Lil E" Spencer, Monroe County, Florida

The couple lived at 1121 Elgin, Key West, Monroe Co., Florida where John died. The home was passed on to various descendants so that a few generations lived there.

Apparently the couple was unable or uninterested in concieving for the census of 1910 reported that they had then been married for 12 years with 0 children. This did not stop them, they sheltered relatives and adopted a niece, Julia Brady who seems to have inherited their home.

1900: They lived w Liilan's parents the Spencers

1910: 1121 Elgin The couple share their home with:

Julia Brady Female 17 Single White Adopted daughter 1893 b flroida> to Bahamain parents

Aline Baker Female 19 Single White Niece 1891 Key West West Indies West Indies B 5

1920: 1121 Elgin Street The household included:

Julia E Brady Female 24 Single White Yes Yes Niece 1896 Florida Bahamas Bahamas A 13

Mary E Brady Niece

1930: 1121 Elgin The household included: George Raymond Malone, b.1893 Georgia who married Julia E Brady- Malone on 24 Aug 1920 in Monroe, Florida

Ray G Malone, Grandson b 1922, Florida

Dorothy Malone, Granddaughter b. 1928 Florida


Birth: "Bahamas Births, 1850-1891," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 November 2014), Sarah Spencer Carey in entry for John Wesley Carey, 11 Jun 1865; citing New Portsmouth, Eluethera, Bahamas, reference 74; FHL microfilm 222,939.

  • US Census

"Florida Marriages, 1837-1974," database, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), John W. Carey and Lillian E. Spencer, 01 Aug 1894; citing Monroe County, Florida; FHL microfilm 945,901.

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