Mary Orr

1770–1816 (Age 46)
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Orr was born in 1770, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Orr, was 20 and her mother, Mary, was 18. She married Edward Pharr on 9 January 1798, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1816, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Edward Pharr
1766–1845
Mary Orr
1770–1816
Marriage: 9 January 1798
Hannah Pharr
1799–
Elizabeth Huton Pharr
1800–1835
Mary or Polly Pharr
1802–
John Thomas Pharr
1804–1860
Edward Pharr III
1807–1881
Ephraim Phar
1807–1856
Ephraim Pharr
1809–1850
William M. Pharr
1813–1882

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 January 1798
Guilford, North Carolina, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Orr

    Male1750–Male

    Mary

    Female1752–1816Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 6

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 13

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: from the Old Norse byname Orri ‘blackcock’ (the male black grouse).2 Scottish: nickname for someone with a sallow complexion, from Gaelic odhar ‘pale’, ‘dun’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a shore or ridge, from Old English ōra ‘shore’, ‘hill-slope’, ‘flat-topped ridge’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word ( see Ore ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Orr, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Mary Orr, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Mary Orr, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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