Hannah Carr

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

The Life 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

12 November 1799
Hillsborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Carr Sr.






    John Carr Jr.


    Sarah Carr


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

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Kerr .2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah Carr in entry for Sarah H. Lincoln, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Hannah B. Howe in entry for Hannah B. Saltmarsh, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Hannah in entry for Lucy J How, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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