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Aaron and Moses Karr
Posted by: Nathalie Date: September 15, 2001 at 15:29:05
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Is anyone familiar with the Aaron,and Moses mentioned in this bio?

Aaron Karr was born in 1833, and is a native of Kentucky. He is the son of Moses and Sarah (Wood) Karr, both natives of Kentucky, but both died in Missouri. Aaron came with his parents to the State in 1837, and located in Jackson County, where they remained seven years. He spent many years of his early life teaming for the Government in the west, extending his travels into Mexico. He removed from Jackson to Platte County, where he remained sixteen years, after which he went to Clinton County. Remaining there three years he next located in Clay County until 1875, when he came to De Kalb County. In February, 1887, he purchased the property where he now lives and is engaged in the hotel and livery business. In 1854 he was united in marriage with Miss Mary E. Venrick, of Virginia. They have had seven children, one of whom is dead. They are J. W., who married Caroline Whitlock; Mary V., wife of George N. Snow; Sarah A., wife of James T. Swan; Silva A. wife of O. D. Moore; B. J. who married Margaret McWilliams; James H. and Emma E. Mr. and Mrs. Karr are members of the Christian Church. In politics he is a Democrat.

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