Obit says her funeral was held on Wed 5 March 1919 which would have been Ash Wednesday -DGH.
There is a Carolina Leonardy appearing on the 1870 Census living with Lewis Leonardy in Washington, DC. Both are listed as born in Florida. The family they are living with is very interesting. The woman's First name is
Jennie T. That could be Carrie's sister. Perhaps Jennie's first husband John Tardy died by 1870. Jennie's surname on the 1870 census looks like Knighton.
On the 1880 census a Carrie Defrees appears as living with the Holland family in Washington, DC. She is listed as married, but her husband does not appear to be living with them at this time.
The Washington Post September 12, 1915. Miss Carrie Defrees and Miss E.A. Ireland, both of the Treasurer"s office, have resigned effective September, 15. Leonard McCown Leonardi File Leonard McCown Leonardi File Obituaries, Died Mrs. Rosa Leonardy St. Augustine Evening Record Obituary