Thomas Carr

1797–1876 (Age 79)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Carr was born in 1797, in Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas James Carr, was 35 and his mother, Anna Gates, was 32. He married Elizabeth Craig on 23 February 1821, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. He died in 1876, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Carr
1797–1876
Elizabeth Craig
1797–1889
Marriage: 23 February 1821
Martha J Carr
1825–
Phebe Ann Carr
1826–1916
Col. Henry Montgomery Carr
1829–1884
Evelyn E Carr
1837–1922
Walter Bruce Carr
1841–1913

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 February 1821Warren, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1803
    Age 6
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 22
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a personal name from the adjective corr ‘pointed’, explained as meaning ‘spear’. As an Ulster surname, Carr was often confused with Scottish Kerr .Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of Giolla Cathair’ or ‘the servant (i.e. devotee) of Saint Cathar’. Cathar was a priest and bishop, otherwise unknown.Irish: in Galway, a shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chéire, see Keary .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kerr
    Ker
    Carre
    Coar

    Sources (9)

    • Thomas Carr, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thomas Carr, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Thomas Carr, "United States Census, 1870"

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