James Carr

1855– (Age NaN)
Navarro, Texas, United States

The Life of James

When James Carr was born in 1855, in Navarro, Texas, United States, his father, John Middleton Carr, was 40 and his mother, Nancy Stanley, was 35.

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Family Time Line

John Middleton Carr
1815–1880
Nancy Stanley
1820–1880
Elizabeth Ann Carr
1837–
Arabelle Carr
1841–1924
Susan R. Carr
1850–
John R. Carr
1839–
Joel Stanley Carr
1841–1904
Martha Jane Carr
1846–1926
Samuel W. Carr
1847–1905
William Calvin Carr
1852–1877
D Emma Carr
1852–1877
William Carr
1854–1900
James Carr
1855–
Joseph Henry Carr
1855–
Asa H. Carr
1857–
America Carr
1859–

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World Events (3)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 6

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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