Thomas Carr

1797–1876 (Age 79)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Carr was born in 1797, in Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas J 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
Elizabeth Craig
Marriage: 23 February 1821
Martha J Carr
Phebe Ann Carr
Col. Henry Montgomery Carr
Evelyn E Carr
Walter Bruce Carr

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Craig


23 February 1821
Warren, Ohio, United States


    Martha J Carr



    Col. Henry Montgomery Carr


    Evelyn E Carr


    Walter Bruce Carr


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

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.

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

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)

  • Thomas Carr, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Carr, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Carr, "United States Census, 1850"

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