William Estille Karr

5 August 1883–
Illinois, United States

The Life of William Estille

When William Estille Karr was born on 5 August 1883, in Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph W Karr, was 24 and his mother, Gertrude Sarah Atchison, was 24. He lived in Hamilton, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Freedom Township, Hamilton, Iowa, United States in 1900.

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Joseph W Karr
Gertrude Sarah Atchison
William Estille Karr
Guy Atchison Karr
Mark Clarence Karr
Joseph Karr
Charles Newton Karr
Jessie Gertrude Zelma Karr

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph W Karr


    Gertrude Sarah Atchison




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 33

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German: shortened form of Karren or Karrer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Estella W Carr in household of Joseph W Carr, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Estille W Karr in household of Joseph W Karr, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Estille Karr - Individual or family possessions: birth:

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