Mary Campbell Carr

Femaleabout 1784–26 June 1870

Brief Life History of Mary Campbell

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.

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Nathaniel Jonathan Davis
Mary Campbell Carr
Elisha Davis
Benjamin Davis
Henry H Davis
Richard Davis
Sarah A Davis
Priscilla Davis
Elizabeth Davis
Harriett Davis

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    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 2

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1789 · Becomes 12th State

    Age 5

    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.


    Age 24

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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