Thomas Karren

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Karren was born on 1 May 1810, in Onchan, Isle of Man, his father, Thomas Karren, was 28 and his mother, Catherine Clarke, was 23. He married Ann Ratcliffe on 5 May 1833, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855 and lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1857. In 1833, at the age of 23, his occupation is listed as baker in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 4 April 1876, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Karren
Ann Ratcliffe
Marriage: 5 May 1833
John Karren
Catherine Anne Karren
Lydia Karren
Thomas Karren
Joseph Karren
Hyrum Karren
Ann Karren
Charles Hopkins Karren
Mary Harriet Karren
Isabella Karren
David Ratcliff Karren

Sources (102)

  • Thomas Kerren, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thos Karran, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Karren, "England, Lancashire, Liverpool, Banns and Marriages, 1557-1960"

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

1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built

In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German karre ‘cart, barrow’ (from Latin carrus), hence a metonymic occupational name for a carter or cart maker.

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

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