Fletcher Carr

12 December 1892–10 August 1970 (Age 77)
Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Fletcher

When Fletcher Carr was born on 12 December 1892, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, his father, Isaac Willis Carr, was 27 and his mother, Mary Susan McElwain, was 25. He lived in Sutton, Braxton, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 10 August 1970, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77.

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Isaac Willis Carr
Mary Susan McElwain
Russell Lee Carr
Fletcher Carr
Emery Byrne Carr
Ola Ollie Carr

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Willis Carr


    Mary Susan McElwain




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Fletcher Carr in household of Isaac W Carr, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Letcher Carr in household of Isaac W Carr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fletcher Carr in household of Oley Carr, "United States Census, 1940"

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