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Carrie Watson Fleming
Born April 29, 1844(1844-04-29)
Fairmont, West Virginia
Died July 19, 1931 (aged 87)
Fairmont, West Virginia
Nationality American
Known for First lady of West Virginia, 1890-1893

Carrie Watson Fleming (1844-1931) was the wife of former Governor of West Virginia Aretas B. Fleming and served as that state's First Lady, 1890-1893. She was born April 29, 1844, at Fairmont, West Virginia, a daughter of coal pioneer James Otis Watson. She attended Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy at Wheeling, West Virginia. In 1865, she married Aretas B. Fleming. After a shortened three year term as first lady, due to the controversial 1888 election, the Flemings returned to Fairmont, where she played a prominent role in Fairmont's cultural, civic, and religious activities. She died at Fairmont on July 19, 1931.[1]


  1. ^ "West Virginia's First Ladies," West Virginia Division of Culture and History, June 2007.
Preceded by
Henrietta Cotton Wilson
First Lady of West Virginia
1890 – 1893
Succeeded by
Belle Goshorn MacCorkle


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