Robert Carew

1640–9 February 1708 (Age 68)
Ballinamona, County Carlow, Ireland

The Life of Robert

When Robert Carew was born in 1640, in Ballinamona, County Carlow, Ireland, his father, Robert Carew, was 35 and his mother, Anne Hyde, was 30. He married Anne Lynn in 1672, in Ballinamona House, County Waterford, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 9 February 1708, in County Waterford, Ireland, at the age of 68, and was buried in Drumcannon, County Waterford, Ireland.

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Family Time Line

Robert Carew
1640–1708
Anne Lynn
1647–
Marriage: 1672
Alicia Carew
1660–
Robert Carew
1675–1721
Lynn Carew
1686–1722
Mary Carew
1674–1751
Elizabeth Carew
1675–1751
Cristabel Carew
1676–
Juliana Carew
1676–1737
Peter Carew
1681–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1672
Ballinamona House, County Waterford, Ireland
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Carew

    Male1605–1661Male

    Anne Hyde

    Female1610–1660Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1640–1708Male

    William Carew

    Male1642–Male

    Richard Carew

    Male1644–Male

    Henry Carew

    Male1646–Male

    Peter Carew

    Male–1673Male

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1641

Age 1

Great Catholic-Gaelic rebellion for return of lands, later joined by Old English Catholics in Ireland. Under leadership of Irish chieftain, Rory O'More, conspiracy was formed to seize Dublin and expel the English. English settlers were driven out of Ulster. Catholics hold 59% of land in Ireland.
1649

Age 9

The Protestant Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell, landed at Dublin. His troops killed 2,000 men. A great part of lands in Munster, Leinster and Ulster (Drogheda and Wexford) was confiscated and divided among the English soldiers.
1672

Age 32

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: habitational name from any of various minor places in Wales, in particular one near Pembroke with a major castle, named from Welsh caer ‘fort’ + rhiw ‘hill’, ‘slope’.2 Cornish: from the cognate Cornish word kerrow (plural of ker ‘fort’), which occurs seven times as a place name in Cornwall.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert CAREW - Published information

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