Henry W Carr

17 April 1876–26 January 1960 (Age 83)
Vernon, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Henry W

When Henry W Carr was born on 17 April 1876, in Vernon, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Jeremiah Carr, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Jane Shultis, was 30. He married Mary Michaud about 1902, in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States for about 30 years and Wisconsin, United States in 1960. He died on 26 January 1960, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Henry W Carr
Mary Michaud
Marriage: about 1902
Harold S Carr

Spouse and Children


    Mary Michaud


about 1902
Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Carr


    Margaret Jane Shultis







    Margaret Carr


    Katie Carr


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 7

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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.

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)

  • Henry W Carr in household of George Lean, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Carr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Carr, "United States Census, 1940"

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