Frank B. Carr

12 March 1889–July 1975 (Age 86)
Doolittle Mills, Oil Township, Perry, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Frank B.

When Frank B. Carr was born on 12 March 1889, in Doolittle Mills, Oil Township, Perry, Indiana, United States, his father, John Sanford Carr, was 34 and his mother, Katherine Besser, was 33. He lived in Shelby Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died in July 1975, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

John Sanford Carr
1855–1920
Katherine Besser
1856–
Harry Jefferson Carr
1879–1971
Cora Lee Carr
1882–1969
Pearl Lillian Carr
1883–1918
Edward Everett Carr
1886–1967
Frank B. Carr
1889–1975
Earl Nelson Carr
1893–1962

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 1
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 17
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 23
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a personal name from the adjective corr ‘pointed’, explained as meaning ‘spear’. As an Ulster surname, Carr was often confused with Scottish Kerr .Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of Giolla Cathair’ or ‘the servant (i.e. devotee) of Saint Cathar’. Cathar was a priest and bishop, otherwise unknown.Irish: in Galway, a shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chéire, see Keary .

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

Possible Related Names

Kerr
Ker
Carre
Coar

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  • Frank B Carr in household of John S Carr, "United States Census, 1900"

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