Betsey Carr

Brief Life History of Betsey

When Betsey Carr was born in 1794, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Peleg Carr, was 41 and her mother, Watty Tibbetts, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Peleg Carr
1753–1806
Watty Tibbetts
1757–
Linsley Carr
1780–
Uriah Carr
1782–
Caleb Carr
1784–1865
Joseph Carr
1786–
John Tibbets Carr
1788–1853
Susan Carr
1790–1890
Polly Carr
1791–1865
Betsey Carr
1794–

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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