Carr Family History & Genealogy

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Carr Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Jun 08, 2020

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Early Carrs

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1570 - Sep 20, 1594 1570 - 1594
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1650 - Mar 6, 1721 1650 - 1721
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1682 - Feb 8, 1765 1682 - 1765
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1694 - Unknown 1694 - ?
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1694 - Jun 19, 1739 1694 - 1739
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1701 - Unknown 1701 - ?
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1707 - c. 1760 1707 - 1760
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1715 - 1806 1715 - 1806
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1738 - 1819 1738 - 1819
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1753 - 1796 1753 - 1796

Carr Family Tree

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Sample of 20 Carr Biographies

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Unknown - Unknown ? - ?
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Oct 10, 1903 - October 1984 1903 - 1984
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Jun 18, 1906 - Jul 15, 1996 1906 - 1996
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Feb 19, 1904 - March 1966 1904 - 1966
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Aug 24, 1961 - Oct 9, 2007 1961 - 2007
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May 4, 1914 - Jan 18, 2000 1914 - 2000
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Jun 28, 1936 - February 2000 1936 - 2000
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Jul 30, 1893 - July 1965 1893 - 1965
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Mar 3, 1907 - March 1986 1907 - 1986
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Jan 22, 1908 - August 1973 1908 - 1973
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Aug 13, 1899 - Mar 26, 1994 1899 - 1994
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Oct 30, 1908 - July 1984 1908 - 1984
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Feb 26, 1911 - December 1986 1911 - 1986
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Jul 26, 1913 - February 1968 1913 - 1968
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c. 1954 - Unknown 1954 - ?
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c. 1958 - Unknown 1958 - ?
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c. 1898 - Sep 18, 1899 1898 - 1899
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Aug 12, 1953 - Aug 12, 2010 1953 - 2010
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1884 - 1959 1884 - 1959
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c. 1916 - Unknown 1916 - ?

Carr Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Carr family member is 69.3 years old according to our database of 49,586 people with the last name Carr that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

69.3 years

Oldest Carrs

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Aug 2, 1880 - Jul 29, 2003 1880 - 2003
122 years
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Mar 29, 1887 - May 2, 1996 1887 - 1996
109 years
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Oct 16, 1883 - May 3, 1991 1883 - 1991
107 years
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Jul 12, 1879 - March 1987 1879 - 1987
107 years
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Feb 25, 1894 - Feb 28, 2000 1894 - 2000
106 years
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Dec 14, 1902 - Aug 2, 2009 1902 - 2009
106 years
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Nov 26, 1892 - Mar 19, 1999 1892 - 1999
106 years
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Nov 23, 1897 - Jul 10, 2004 1897 - 2004
106 years
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May 30, 1894 - Jan 29, 2001 1894 - 2001
106 years
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Oct 6, 1882 - Jun 5, 1988 1882 - 1988
105 years

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Richard Norton
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Memoirs of Ann Elizabeth O'Malley (1933- ) and Fredrick Henning (1929- ) written on Thursday, October 24, 2002: On September 28, 1982 Fred and I drove to Roscommon in search of Catherine Carr's birthplace. We asked the postmaster for directions to Holly Grove or Coal Pits. Before leaving the U.S., I spoke to Joe Kennedy, Catherine Carr's son, who suggested that we speak to Postmaster Flannigan in Roscommon Unfortunately he had been transferred to another office. In Athleague, the closest town of any size to Coal Pits, we asked the first elderly man we saw if he had ever met Thomas Carr. He said if it is the Thomas Carr who married Mary Kelly then he had. That was our lucky day!! He directed us to the Holly Grove/Coal Pits area. We stopped in front of a two story granite house and asked a middle aged man if he knew whether this was the former residence of Thomas and Mary Carr. As luck would have it once again he said that it was not, but that he owned the old Thomas Carr estate. His name was Mr. McCann and he said that the property had been divided and the Rourkes had built a house on a portion of the original property. He stated further that the house was in bad condition because no one was living in it and that cows had roamed through it. He also said that the house was hard to spot because it was very far back from the road. Mr. McCann also said that his mother would love to talk with us but unfortunately we could not find her house. We drove back and forth several times and finally saw an elderly woman who had known Tom and Mary. She said that they frequently cycled into Athleague. The neighbor also said that Mary loved children and often gave them sweets. We turned the car around and spotted the house high on the hill.. It is hard to say how much property was originally with the house. It might be as little as twenty acres or more than one hundred. It would have been an interesting question to ask Mr. McCann. At the entrance to the property there were two stone posts. We walked approximately 600 feet straight ahead and then turned to the left and continued up a slight grade approximately 200 feet. It was a stone house with a door framed in an interlacing pattern of diamonds and ovals. There were quoins on the two front corners of the house. The front door was boarded up so we climbed through a back window into the kitchen which still had only a mud floor. At the front entry hall there was a staircase straight ahead and a hallway to the left of the staircase leading to the kitchen. There were two large rooms, one on each side of the entry hall both with interesting fireplaces. A stairway with nicely carved banisters, still intact, led to the second floor. The second floor like the first consisted of two large rooms, both with a fireplace. To the left of the house was a stone shed. There was also a spring on the property and someone said that many years ago it was used as a community spring. It was a great thrill to see the house where my grandmother was born and grew up. If only the cows had not roamed through it and destroyed the floors it would still be a picturesque house on a hill. After dinner that evening we went to a general store in Athleague and mentioned that my grandmother, Catherine Carr, was born in Coal Pits. They said that Mary Kelly's sister, Mrs. Haughey, was still alive and lived in Athleague right next to the church.. We also learned that there were Carrs in neighboring Fuerty Parish. We went to see Mrs. Haughey the next day and her son came to the door and said that his mother was very low. He asked if we could come back later. Unfortunately our schedule was tight and we reluctantly headed for Donegal. Source: Ann Elizabeth O'Malley (1933- ) Thursday, October 24, 2002 4:19 PM
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Joann Matthews
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This is the story of my mother, Jessie McGowan-Williamson-Matthews as I know it.
She was born on Jan. 31,1915. Her 'biological parents' are Bill(William) McGowan and Ivy Jenkins (Carr).
She was put in a childrens home in Wilmington,Ohio, Clinton County; Where at the age of three she was adopted by her Aunt and Uncle Jessie and Charles Williamson.
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