Sopha T. Carr

Female17 December 1867–23 December 1872

Brief Life History of Sopha T.

When Sopha T. Carr was born on 17 December 1867, in Putnam, Tennessee, United States, her father, John W Carr, was 45 and her mother, Paulina Alice West, was 39. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 23 December 1872, in Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 5, and was buried in West Cemetery, Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W Carr
Paulina Alice West
Paris Carr
Alzira Carr
Elizabeth Carr
William Leroy Carr
Talitha Carr
Leannis Carr
Dillard Simon Carr
Russell Dow Carr
Martha Carr
Sopha T. Carr

Sources (3)

  • Sopha T Carr in household of John Carr, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sopha T. Carr - Cemetery record or headstone: birth: 17 December 1867; Putnam, Tennessee, United States
  • Sopha T. Carr, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (6)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 3

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a personal name from the adjective corr ‘pointed’, explained as meaning ‘spear’. As an Ulster surname, Carr was often confused with Scottish Kerr .

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of Giolla Cathair’ or ‘the servant (i.e. devotee) of Saint Cathar’. Cathar was a priest and bishop, otherwise unknown.

Irish: in Galway, a shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chéire, see Keary .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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