Corydon Powell Karr

14 June 1856–10 June 1925 (Age 69)
New York, United States

The Life 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, Union, New Jersey, United States in 1910. He died on 10 June 1925, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 68.

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Corydon Powell Karr
Elizabeth Richards Baker
Marriage: 19 September 1882
Maurice Baker Karr

Spouse and Children

19 September 1882
New Jersey, United States


    Maurice Baker Karr


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Assassination Plot

Age 9

On April 14,1865, an assassination plot takes place. The first shot is President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth while at Ford's Theater. The second is the secretary of State William H. Seward who is stabbed multiple times. The final is suppose to be the vice president Andrew Johnson but the would be assassin got cold feet.
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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carlton P Karr in household of Catherine K Powell, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Carrie Karr in household of Corydon Karr, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Corydon Karr in household of Corydon Karr, "United States Census, 1880"

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