George Carr

13 January 1853–4 January 1921 (Age 67)
Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of George

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.

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Family Time Line

George Carr
1853–1921
Frances "Fannie" J Swindle
1860–1930
Marriage: 1 January 1880
Robert Lafayette Carr
1883–1939
Infant Carr
Margaret Parlee Carr
1884–1885
Minnie Carr
1885–1985
Ida Lucinda Carr
1886–1956
Lee Ellen Carr
1889–1911
Matthew Carr
1890–1914
Infant Carr
1891–1891
James Thomas Carr
1892–1971
Andrew George Carr
1894–1897
Laura Carr
1897–1966
Leona Carr
1899–1899
Lawrence Parker Carr
1900–1964

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1880Noxubee, Mississippi, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (18)

    +13 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861
    Age 8
    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
    1863
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 19
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 41809;2007: 88425; 2010: 119076)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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kerr
    Ker
    Carre
    Coar

    Sources (6)

    • George Carr, "United States Census, 1920"
    • George Carr, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"
    • George Carr, "United States Census, 1910"

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