When Mary Campbell Carr was born about 1784, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Carr, was 25 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth McDermot, was 25. She married Nathaniel Jonathan Davis. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 June 1870, in Randolph, Georgia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Randolph, Georgia, United States.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a personal name from the adjective corr ‘pointed’, explained as meaning ‘spear’. As an Ulster surname, Carr was often confused with Scottish Kerr .
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of Giolla Cathair’ or ‘the servant (i.e. devotee) of Saint Cathar’. Cathar was a priest and bishop, otherwise unknown.
Irish: in Galway, a shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chéire, see Keary .