An American Family History

William Carr


William Carr was born about 1785. He was the son of John Carr and Louvisa Isbell.

He married Rebecca Jobe. Rebecca was the daughter of David Jobe.

Their children included:

Sarah Carr (1808),
Hannah Carr (1809),
John G. Carr (1811),
King Harrison Carr (1814)
David Jobe Carr (1814, married Elizabeth Fain Anderson),
James Washington Carr (1816, married Emiline Hartsell),
Louisa Caroline Carr (1818 married and David J. Humphreys and Pleasant A. C. People),
Alfred Carrell Carr (1820, married Elizabeth King),
Rebecca Emeline Carr (1822), and
Abraham Lafayette Carr (1830).

Tennessee was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796. It was initially part of North Carolina.

Watauga Pioneer Neighbors


A militia is a military unit composed of citizens who are called up in time of need.

A Tabulated Genealogy of the Shenandoah Valley Family of Robert Mackay Sr. and Ann Brownby Dee Ann (Shipp) Buck, Fairfax, Virginia, May 1990

Rebecca Jobe m.William Carr b. 1775 Maryland, d. 18 Aug 1857 Boones Creek, Wash. Co., Tn. Their children were born in Washington Co., Tn.

Sarah Carr b. 16 Jan 1808
Hannah Carr b. 5 Dec 1809
John G. Carr b. 3 Nov 1811
King Harrison Carr b.8 Jan 1814 and twin David Job Carr. David m.6 Jun 1845 Elizabeth Fain Anderson
James Washington Carr b. 13 May 1816. m.13 Dec 1836 to Emiline Hartsell.
Louisa Caroline Carr b. 27 Jan 1818 or 1835? m.5 Jan 1856 Wash. Co., Tn to Pleasant A. C. People
Alfred Carrell Carr b.1808 [1818?] m. 3 Mar 1835 to Elizabeth King
Rebecca Emeline Carr b.28 May 1822
Abraham Lafayette Carr b. 15 July 1830

Many Scots-Irish and English settlers came to the Shenandoah Valley from Pennsylvania in the 18th century.
Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

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