Caroline Marr

Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Marr was born in 1811, in Amherst, Virginia, United States, her father, James Marr Sr., was 51 and her mother, Betty Elizabeth Rucker, was 40. She married Ambrose R Marr on 16 February 1829, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Pennington Township, Bradley, Arkansas, United States in 1850. She died in United States.

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Ambrose R Marr
Caroline Marr
Marriage: 16 February 1829
William H H Marr
Ambrose Marr
Robert B Marr

Spouse and Children

    Ambrose R Marr



16 February 1829
Bedford, Virginia, United States


    William H H Marr


    Ambrose Marr


    Robert B Marr


Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 1

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

Age 35

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Mar in Aberdeenshire, the etymology of which is uncertain, possibly Old Norse marr, a rare word generally denoting the sea, but perhaps also a marsh or fen, as reflected in modern dialect forms.2 English: habitational name from Marr in West Yorkshire, whose name is likewise of uncertain origin; possibly the same as 1.3 German: from the Germanic personal name Marro.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Marr in household of Ambrose R Marr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catharine or Caroline Marr in entry for Ambrose Marr, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"
  • Caroline or Catharine Marr in entry for Abrose Marr, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"

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