Corydon Powell Karr

14 June 1856–10 June 1925 (Age 68)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Corydon Powell

When Corydon Powell Karr was born on 14 June 1856, in New York, United States, his father, Corydon Karr, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Soule Powell, was 27. He married Elizabeth Richards Baker on 19 September 1882, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Union, New Jersey, United States in 1905 and Plainfield Township, Union, New Jersey, United States in 1910. He died on 10 June 1925, in Washington D.C., United States, at the age of 68.

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Corydon Powell Karr
Sophia Schneider
Marriage: 1885
Grace Powell Karr
Alice D. Karr
Sydney Howell Karr
Theodore Franklin Karr

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  • Marriage
    1885United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    German: shortened form of Karren or Karrer .Scottish and English: variant of Kerr .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Corydon P Karr, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Corydon P Karr in entry for Maurice Baker Karr and Madeline Mathilde Lenz, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Powell Karr, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961"

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