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Edward Carr

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Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island
Death: Died in Newport, Rhode Island
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Son of Caleb Carr, 16th Colonial Governor of Rhode Island and Mercy Vaughn
Husband of Hannah Carr
Father of Edward Carr; Hannah Carr; Mary Carr; Marcy Brown Paine; Mercy Carr and 5 others
Brother of Nicholas Carr; Mercy Carr, Died young; Caleb Carr; Samuel Carr and John Carr
Half brother of Nicholas Carr; Francis Carr; James Carr; Sarah Hammett and Elizabeth Godfrey

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About Edward Carr

EDWARD CARR, son of Governor Caleb and Mercy Carr, was born in Rhode Island, in June, 1667. In 1698 he was made a freeman, and thenceforward until his death took a prominent part in official life. In 1669 he was deputy to the General Assembly from Jamestown. He filled the office again in 1702-03-05-06-07-09, serving at the same time as clerk of the Assembly. From 1701 to 1707 he served as member of a committee appointed to audit the accounts of the colony. Edward Carr was a resident of Jamestown, and was a large landowner there. On October 6, 1686, he married Hannah Stanton, who was born November 7, 1670, and died in 1712. She was the daughter of John and Mary (Harndel) Stanton, and granddaughter of Robert Stanton, founder of the family in Rhode Island.

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Edward Carr's Timeline

1667
June 1667
Newport, Rhode Island
1686
August 6, 1686
Age 19
Newport, R.I. by Walter Clarke Governor
1689
September 14, 1689
Age 22
1691
October 13, 1691
Age 24
1693
October 26, 1693
Age 26
1695
February 24, 1695
Age 27
1696
February 24, 1696
Age 28
1698
May 29, 1698
Age 30
1701
February 14, 1701
Age 33
Jamestown, R.I.
1703
October 21, 1703
Age 36