Elizabeth Karr

23 October 1811–8 May 1892 (Age 80)
Butler, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Karr was born on 23 October 1811, in Butler, Ohio, United States, her father, James Karr, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Robbins, was 28. She married Charles Fox Dearth on 4 April 1831, in Preble, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 8 May 1892, in Weesaw Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Charles Fox Dearth
1804–1853
Elizabeth Karr
1811–1892
Marriage: 4 April 1831
Lydia Margaret Dearth
1831–1864
Mary Jane Dearth
1836–1919
Rebecca E. Dirth
1834–1860
Anker M. Dearth
1842–1911
Nettie B Dearth
1845–1906
Ann Eliza Or Louisa A Dearth
1848–1883
James Basel Dearth
1851–1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1831
Preble, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    Lydia Margaret Dearth

    Female1831–1864Female

    Rebecca E. Dirth

    Female1834–1860Female

    Mary Jane Dearth

    Female1836–1919Female

    Anker M. Dearth

    Female1842–1911Female

    Nettie B Dearth

    Female1845–1906Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Karr

    Male1781–1846Male

    Elizabeth Robbins

    Female1783–1864Female

siblings

(6)

    Mary Mariah Karr

    Female1805–1872Female

    Female1805–1850Female

    Sarah Karr

    Female1809–Female

    Female1811–1892Female

    John Karr

    Male1815–1872Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

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

Age 1

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 25

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

German: shortened form of Karren or Karrer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Dirth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Ackerson in household of George E Ackerson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Climer, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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