When George Carr was born on 13 January 1853, in Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States, his father, Lawrence Parker Carr Jr., was 58 and his mother, Margaret Suttle, was 41. He married Frances "Fannie" J Swindle on 1 January 1880, in Noxubee, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Beat 2, Winston, Mississippi, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 January 1921, in Winston, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Good Hope Cemetery, Winston, Mississippi, 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 .
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