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
1801–1889
Sarah Rogers
1805–1843
Marriage: 1823
Rebecca Johmigan
1819–
William Carr
1824–1824
Richard Jackson Carr
1826–1899
James K Carr
1828–1856
John H Carr
1829–1905
Lewis R. Carr
1831–1911
David Wilson Carr
1834–1918
Preston Luther "Doc" Carr
1836–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1823
Speedwell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

    Rebecca Johmigan

    Female1819–Female

    William Carr

    Male1824–1824Male

    Richard Jackson Carr

    Male1826–1899Male

    James K Carr

    Male1828–1856Male

    Male1829–1905Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

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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