1874 – Born on November 18th. She lived to oldest authenticated age of any American (116 years, 88 days).
1909 – Was sent to Palatka, Florida nursing home after suffering from a nervous breakdown.
1988 – Carrie was recognized as the oldest person in the world, around the time she celebrated her 114th birthday, by the Guinness Book of World Records.
1991 – She died on February 14th at the age of 116.