Richard Charles Orr (1836 - 1917)

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Birthplace: Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England
Death: Died in Orton, Alberta, Canada
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About Richard Charles Orr

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 John R. Murdock Company (1862) Age 26


Departure: 24 July 1862 Arrival: 27 September 1862

Company Information: 700 individuals and 65 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Florence, Nebraska.

Pioneer Information: On the 1861 passanger list of the ship Monarch of the Sea the surname is spelled "Hoar."

He was hired by John R. Young to drive four yoke of cattle and wagons of merchandise to the valley of Salt Lake City and started with the J.R. Murdock Company.

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Family Records name also spelled as HOAR !12 Feb 1863 by Utah Legislation Changed his name from "Hoar" to "Orr" when arrived in the United States.

He was a Railroad Engineer and a Farmer

Mrg: on board ship, THE MONARCH OF THE SEA, in the New York Harbor

Note: Richard Charles ORR was first baptized in 1851 and then re-baptized 1883

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Birth: Apr. 15, 1836

Death: Mar. 23, 1916

Child of Charles Hoar and Elizabeth Webb.

Married Caroline Derricott On 18 June 1861 on the Monarch of the Sea, in the New York Harbor.

Father of 12 Children( Thomas Charles, Caroline Elizabeth , Sarah Ann , Rosa Lee, Josiah , Richard { Dick } , Oliver,Joseph, Bertrand Oscar, Arthur Derricott, Mary Rebecca, and William Ernest)Predeceased by 1 Child ( Sarah Ann Orr McMurray) .

The Town of Orton was named after the Orrs.

Richard Charles Orr Changed his name from Hoar to Orr as he did not want his daughters to have a last name that was pronounced Whore. He was married for 55 Years to the same woman.


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Parents:
  • Charles Hoar (1813 - 1887)
  • Elizabeth Webb Hoar (1816 - 1841)
Spouse:
  • Caroline Derricott Orr (1843 - 1933)
Children:
  • Thomas Charles Orr (1863 - 1945)*
  • Sarah Ann Orr McMurray (1867 - 1909)*
  • Rosa Lee Orr Hymas (1869 - 1951)*
  • Richard "Dick" Orr (1872 - 1960)*
  • Oliver Orr (1875 - 1962)*
  • Joseph Orr (1877 - 1965)*
  • Bertrand Oscar Orr (1880 - 1972)*
  • Arthur Derricott Orr (1883 - 1956)*
  • William Ernest Orr (1886 - 1977)*

Burial: Orton Cemetery Orton Alberta, Canada

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Richard Orr's Timeline

1836
April 15, 1836
Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England
1861
July 18, 1861
Age 25
New York, New York, USA
1863
January 26, 1863
Age 26
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
1865
June 1, 1865
Age 29
Richville, Mrgn. Utah
1867
December 20, 1867
Age 31
Morgan, Morgan, UT
1869
January 28, 1869
Age 32
Morgan City, Morgan, Utah, United States
January 28, 1869
Age 32
Morgan City, Morgan, Utah
1870
September 11, 1870
Age 34
Morgan, Morgan, UT
1875
January 1, 1875
Age 38
Moroni, Sanpete, Utah
1877
January 8, 1877
Age 40
Freedom, Sanpete, UT