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Carrs/Karr of Nelson Co Ky
Posted by: Nathalie Killian Date: June 18, 2000 at 11:40:47
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William Kerr b 1665 Ireland
spouse ukn
died enroute to America and buried at sea
children
Thomas,Hanna,and John
landed in Maryland and taken in by family friends
name was changed from Kerr to Karr/Carr

John Carr
Birth: ABT. 1708 in Ireland
Death: 10 JAN 1792 in Fayette Co., Georges Twsp., PA
married Md
Elizabeth Cross b abt 1712
there were 11 children born of this marriage one being

Moses Carr
Birth: ABT. 1734 in Washington, MD
Death: 1810 in Nelson, KY
married abt 1767
Catherine Case b abt 1749 MD
there were 7 children born of this marriage
one being
Thomas Carr
Birth: ABT. 1772 in Fayette Co., Georges Twsp., PA
Death: 29 NOV 1801 in Nelson Co., KY
Burial: Cross Creek Baptist Church
Married Elizabeth Bowman b mar 24 1774 Va
there were 4 children born of this marriage
one being
1]Aaron Carr/Karr b jan7 1797Nelson co Ky dApril 21 1871 Simpson Co ky
married abt 1830 Simpson Co ky.
Phebe Wood b abt 1804 d aft 1850
[2[JJ Carr b 1830
[2]Nancy Melivna Carr b 1833 d 1871
[2]M Carr female b abt 1838
[2]Moses C carr b 1837
m abt 1859 Adiline ukn
[2]Aaron Carr Jr b 1838 d btw 1869 -1880
m abt 1858 Sarah F Ukn b 1837 Ky
[3] Nancy C Carr b 1858 ky
[3] Sarah F Carr b 1860 ky
[3] Wlliam A Carr b 1862 tn d 1947 Dickson co tn
married 1897 sumner co Tn Sina Lee Absher b 1875 Sumner Co tn
died 1956 in Dickson co tn
[4]Pauline Carr
[4] Hugh Carr b 1901
[4] Alfonso Carr b 1903 sumner Co tn died 1980 Dickson Co Tn
married 1938 Dickson co Tn Sadie Louise Scott b 1924 Dickson Co Tn died
1976 Dickson co tn they had 12 children all still living in the dickson sumner
and davidson co.tn areas
[4]Patrick carr b 1911
[4]beaula Carr b 1914 living
[3] Mary C Carr b 1862
[3] Jefferson D Carr b 1969

[2] William R Carr b 1845 Simpson co tnmarried mary W abt 1869 Simpson
co tn
[3]Minnie B Carr babt 1869

[3]Bud Carr b abt 1871
[3]Fannieb abt 1874
[3] Walter Carr b abt 1877
According to Mr Denning of Gallatin Tn.Aaron Carr/Karr Sr b 1797s/o
Thomas Carr Married Suzannah Lucky Alderson Denning/Dinning b 1800 d 1876
in 1857 widow of William B Dinning b abt 1898 d 1855 after the death of his
first wife Phebe Wood Carr,who died sometime after 1850,there was no
children born of this marriage,Aaron and Suzannah are listed in the 1860
census of Simpson co Ky with Aaron youngest son William R Carr b
1845,They are again present on the 1870 sSimpsom Co,William R Carrs wife
is also in the HH ,Mary V Ukn b abt 1847,
William R Carr is found on the 1880 census of Sumner co Tn. under Karr
1880 census Sumner co Tn
143-187 KARR, R. WILLIAM W M 38 KY KARR, MARY W. W F 33 TN KARR,
MINNIE B. W F 11 KY KARR, BUD W M 9 KY KARR, FANNIE W F 6 KY KARR,
WALTER W M 3 KY
DINNING, EMILY W F 53 TN DINNING, MARY J. W F 23 TN DINNING,
ANDREW B. W M 21 TN CARR, WILLIAM A. W M 18 TN 42-203 CARR, SARAH
F. W F 43 KY CARR, NANCY C. W F 21 TN CARR, MARY F. W F 16 TN CARR,
JEFFERSON D. W M 12
William A Carr is living in the Dinning hh in the 1880 Sumner co tn census
Emily Black Dinning listed as head of household is the widow of John Dinning b
1829-1861
s/o Suzannah Alderson Dinning Carr ,Aaron Carr Sr 2nd wife,Williams
Mother is living nextdoor,
WilliamA Carr and Sina Lee Absher are both buried in union cem in Dickson
Tn,
,Alfonso and Sadie Lousie Scott Carr are buried in Edwards Cem
Dickson tn


Perrin's 1886 "History of
Kentucky", p 655, in the Simpson Co section, a biographical sketch on William B. Dunn
relates that his first marriage was on 7 April 1853, to Nancy M., daughter of Aaron and
Phoebe (Wood) Karr, of Simpson County, born in 1833, died March 23, 1871...

, the 1850 Simpson Co census, p 55, shows Aaron Karr, 52; P., 46; J. J., male, 20; M,
female, 14; M. C., male 13; A., male, 11; and, W, male, 5.

In the 1860 Simpson Co census, p 43, are:
Dwg 324, Aaron Karr Sen., 63 b KY; Susannah, 59, b SC; William, 16, b KY
.
Dwg 320, Aaron Karr, 21; Sarah, 22, Nancy, 2 [those three born in KY], and Sarah F.,
1/12, born TN.

Dwg 325, Moses Karr, 24; Adaline F., 18; (both b KY)
1860, p 50, Dwg 377:
Benjamin Karr, 39; Mary F., 30; James N., 13; Marg. E., 10; Phoebe J., 6; Susan E., 3;
Robt. B.., 8/12; and, Nancy E., 8. (all born in KY)

page 120: Aaron Karr, 71, b KY; Susan, 9, b SC; Clayborn Dinning, 18, by KY; William
R. Karr, 26, b KY; Mary V. Karr, 22, b KY.

"Simpson County, Kentucky Cemeteries", p 284. Sulphur Spring Cemetery:
A. Karr, 7 Jan 1797 - 21 April 1871.

other sources of information
Lemmon
Dorathy Steers
Rex Carr
Beula Carr Nelson



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