James McCubbins Carr

5 February 1801–8 October 1889 (Age 88)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James McCubbins

When James McCubbins Carr was born on 5 February 1801, in Speedwell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Carr Jr, was 31 and his mother, Dorcas McCubbins, was 27. He married Sarah Rogers in 1823, in Speedwell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1860. He died on 8 October 1889, in Maynardville, Union, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Carr Cemetery, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James McCubbins Carr
Sarah Rogers
Marriage: 1823
Rebecca Johmigan
William Carr
Richard Jackson Carr
James K Carr
John H Carr
Lewis R. Carr
David Wilson Carr
Preston Luther "Doc" Carr

Spouse and Children

Speedwell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States


    Rebecca Johmigan


    William Carr


    Richard Jackson Carr


    James K Carr



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World Events (8)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • James M Carr, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James M Carr, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James N Carr, "United States Census, 1880"

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