Mary Orr

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

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Orr was born in 1770, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Orr, was 20 and her mother, Mrs Mary Orr, was 18. She married Rev Edward Pharr Sr 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

Rev Edward Pharr Sr
Mary Orr
Marriage: 9 January 1798
Hannah Pharr
Elizabeth Huton Pharr
Mary or Polly Pharr
John Thomas Pharr
Edward Pharr III
Ephraim Phar
Ephraim Pharr
William M. Pharr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 January 1798Guilford, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    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

    English: from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Orre (Old Norse Orri, originally a byname meaning ‘black grouse’).Scottish (southwestern): nickname from Scottish Gaelic odhar ‘dun, of sallow complexion’. This surname is also common in Ireland. It was brought to Ulster from Scotland in the 17th century.

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

    Sources (5)

    • Mary Orr, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Orr -

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