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John Carr

78. John7 Carr Jr (John, #156). Born 1716-1726 in Ireland (or 1708 in Pennsylvania, according to some undocumented sources). His name also appears as Kerr. Married Elizabeth Cross(?) (see #79) c1740 in Maryland. Died 10 January 1792 Uniontown, Georges Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001.]

 

The "Pay Abstract for . . . privates of Col. Coxes Regiment of Militia of Jefferson County in Actual Service Burning Tar in the Mountains" includes the following:

     John Car, entered services 4 May 1782, discharged 11 May 1782, in service 8 days, paid 0 / 4 / 8 [Harding, George Rogers Clark and His Men, p. 123].

     NOTE: John Unseld, who was some sort of relation, appears on the same list.

 

Known children of John7 Carr Jr and Elizabeth Cross(?) (see #79) were as follows:

39 i. Elizabeth6 Carr.

 

ii. John Carr; born circa 1742 Pennsylvania; married Elizabeth Linmire 10 January 1765 Pennsylvania; died 1803 Hardin County, Kentucky; buried in Carr Cemetery, Ft. Knox, Kentucky [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001].

 

iii. Moses Carr; born 1734 Maryland (Ancestral File.); born c1745 Maryland; married Catherine Case c1767 Maryland; died 1810 Nelson County, Kentucky [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001].

 

iv. Mary Carr; born 1736 Pennsylvania; born c1747 Maryland; married Isaac Sutton [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001].

 

v. Rebecca Carr; born c1749 Frederick County(?), Maryland; married Caleb Reed [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001].

 

vi. Abigail Carr; born c1751 Frederick County(?), Maryland; married John White (his 1st wife [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001].

 

     vii. Thomas Carr; born 23 June 1755 Hagerstown, Frederick County, Maryland; married Hannah J. Coombs, daughter of Joseph Coombs and Hannah Davenport, 23 June 1785 Westmoreland County, Virginia; died 26 October 1822 Silver Creek, Clark County, Indiana [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001]

In 1776-77, he served with his brother-in-law, Richard Ashcraft, as an Indiana scout and spy in southwest Pennsylvania. He migrated to Indiana Territory in 1804-1805. [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001]

 

 

viii. Elijah Carr; born 28 October 1757 Hagerstown, Frederick County, Maryland; married Elizabeth White 17 January 1799; died 8 January 1832 Shelby County, Kentucky [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001].

 

ix. Elisha Carr; born 1759 Hagerstown, Frederick County, Maryland; married 1st Nancy Coombs, daughter of Joseph Coombs and Hannah Davenport, c1781 Kentucky; married 2nd Elizabeth Lucas 31 December 1818 Orange County, Indiana [Jordan R. Dodd (ed), Indiana Marriages, Early to 1825 (np: Precision Indexing, nd)]; died 15 August 1827 Washington County, Indiana [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001]. P>

x. Rachel Carr; born 1761 Fayette County(?), Pennsylvania; married 1st Isaac White; married 2nd John White (his 2nd wife); died 1804 [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001].

 

xi. Absolom Carr; born 1763 Fayette County, Pennsylvania; married Ruth White, daughter of James A. White & Sarah Clark; died 1829 Meade County, Kentucky [ Leaves of Time web site, 3 May 2001].