Hiram Carr

14 November 1808–
Wilton, Saratoga, NY

The Life of Hiram

When Hiram Carr was born on 14 November 1808, his father, Jehiel Carr, was 31 and his mother, Betsey Hyer, was 26. He married Abigail Thompson on 12 February 1828. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pine Grove Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died in Russell, Pine Grove Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Carr
1808–
Abigail Thompson
1811–1876
Marriage: 12 February 1828
Lydia Ann Carr
1829–
John Bisbee Carr
1831–1864
Asa Carr
1833–1914
Juliana Alma Carr
1835–
Zimri Baker Carr
1836–
Eliza Abigail Carr
1837–1925
Jehial W. Carr
1840–1888
Viola Carr
1849–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 February 1828
children

(8)

    Lydia Ann Carr

    Female1829–Female

    John Bisbee Carr

    Male1831–1864Male

    Male1833–1914Male

    Juliana Alma Carr

    Female1835–Female

    Zimri Baker Carr

    Male1836–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 4

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

Age 4

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1846

Age 38

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

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Kerr .2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hiram Mott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hiram Carr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hiram Carr, "United States Census, 1880"

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