Caroline Abe Garr

Brief Life History of Caroline Abe

When Caroline Abe Garr was born on 26 December 1861, in Johnson, Indiana, United States, her father, Dr. Lewis Cass Garr, was 32 and her mother, Lavina Kerlin, was 29. She married Francis Joseph Meagher on 20 November 1882, in Montgomery, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Rutland Township, Montgomery, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 6 November 1935, in Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States.

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Francis Joseph Meagher
Caroline Abe Garr
Marriage: 20 November 1882
Dora Frances Meagher
Nora Lee Meagher
Ola May Meagher

Sources (9)

  • T A Meagher in household of F J Meagher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carrie Garr, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Carrie A. Garr Meagher, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: 1869: Montgomery, Kansas, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: shortened form of McGarr , from Gaelic Mac an Gheairr.

German: metonymic occupational name for a cartwright, from Middle High German garre, karre ‘cart’.

German: possibly also an altered form of Gorr .

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

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