Hannah Carr

9 January 1784–31 July 1871 (Age 87)
Antrim, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Carr was born on 9 January 1784, in Antrim, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Carr Sr., was 25 and her mother, Sarah Shackford, was 24. She married Otis Howe on 12 November 1799, in Hillsborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 31 July 1871, in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Stockbridge, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Otis Howe
Hannah Carr
Marriage: 12 November 1799
John Carr Howe
Sarah Howe
Hannah B. Howe
Lucy J. Howe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1799Hillsborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 2
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution
    Age 4
    On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
    Age 24
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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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    Sources (7)

    • Hannah Carr, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
    • Hannah Carr in entry for Sarah H. Lincoln, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
    • Hannah Carr Howe, "Find A Grave Index"

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