Mary Ann Carr

about 1825–27 October 1853 (Age 28)
New York, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Carr was born about 1825, in New York, United States, her father, Amos Carr, was 26 and her mother, Mary Brill, was 25. She married Elijah Barnes Hall on 30 December 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Schroon, Essex, New York, United States in 1850. She died on 27 October 1853, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Barnes Hall
Mary Ann Carr
Marriage: 30 December 1846
Amos Carr Hall
Sarah Janet Hall
Benjamin E. Hall

Spouse and Children

30 December 1846


    Amos Carr Hall


    Sarah Janet Hall


    Benjamin E. Hall


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Brill




    Amos Brill Carr


    Catherine Carr




    John Henry Carr


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World Events (4)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 2

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 11

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 (2)

  • Marion Hall in household of Elijah B Hall, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Unknown in entry for Sarah Jane Hull, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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