Franklin Pierce Carr

12 August 1852–13 February 1904 (Age 51)
Constantine, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States

The Life of Franklin Pierce

When Franklin Pierce Carr was born on 12 August 1852, in Constantine, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, his father, James Carr, was 31 and his mother, Rachael Cormany, was 27. He married Flora Helen Cooper on 13 June 1883, in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States. He lived in Saint Marys, Saint Marys Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 13 February 1904, at the age of 51, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Marceline, Linn, Missouri, United States.

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Franklin Pierce Carr
Flora Helen Cooper
Marriage: 13 June 1883

Spouse and Children

13 June 1883
Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Carr


    Rachael Cormany




    Marie Antoinette "Nettie" Carr


    Henrietta Augusta Carr


    Lewis P D Carr



    Sat. Carr


World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 14

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • Frank P Carr, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank P. Carr, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

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