Robert Carew

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

The Life Summary 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 6 sons and 8 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
1660–1670
Robert Carew
1664–1721
Andrew Carew
1666–
Alicia Carew
1672–1751
Elizabeth Mary Carew
1674–1751
Mary Carew
1674–1751
Ellen Carew
1680–
Thomas Carew
1680–
Lynn Carew
1686–1722
Cristabel Carew
1676–1751
Ann Carew
1676–1737
Katherine Juliana Carew
1676–1737
Peter Carew
1681–
Christian Carew
1768–1751

Spouse and Children

Children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(6)

+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.

Possible Related Names

Carey

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert CAREW - Published information

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