William Thomas Carr

Male1891–April 1913

Brief Life History of William Thomas

When William Thomas Carr was born about 1891, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Henry Carr, was 28 and his mother, Martha Jarrad, was 30. He married Lillian Coaten in July 1910, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in April 1913, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 23.

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William Thomas Carr
Lillian Coaten
Marriage: July 1910
Dorothy Carr

Sources (6)

  • Thomas W Carr in household of William H Carr, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Thomas Carr - Published information: birth-name: William Thomas Carr
  • Thomas William Carr, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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  • Marriage
    July 1910Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (2)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 13

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


    Age 17

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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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