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George Carr, of Salisbury

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: England
Death: April 4, 1682 (63-71)
Salisbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elizabeth Carr
Father of George W. Carr; William Carr; James Carr; Mary Bailey; Sarah Baker and 3 others

Occupation: Shipwright, Salisbury, MA, US, Blacksmith; Shipwright; Ferryman
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George Carr of Salisbury

  • origins unknown
  • Married Elizabeth (maybe Dexter) by 1642

- George Carr granted Carr's Island in Merrimack River between NH & MA, US in 1640 for a home, shipbuilding and an Interstate ferry. - In Ipswich, MA 1632 & Salisbury, MA 1640. - Claim of carpenter on board the 1620 Mayflower is apocryphal.


Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:338.

"GEORGE, Ipswich 1633, shipwright, rem. with first sett. to Salisbury, there was in esteem, by w. Elizabeth a sis. of Boston ch. had Elizabeth b. at S. 21 Apr. 1642, bapt. at B. 8 Sept. 1650, "a. 8 yrs. old"; George, b. 15 Apr. 1644; Richard, 15 Mar. 1646, d. 25 Apr. 1649; William, 15 Mar. 1648; James, 28 Apr. 1650; Mary, 29 Feb. 1652; Sarah, 17 Dec. 1654; John, 14 Nov. 1656; Richard again, 2 Apr. 1659; and Ann, 15 June 1661; and he d. 4 Apr. 1682. Elizabeth m. 1 May 1662, John Woodmansey of Boston; and Mary m. 17 Sept. 1672, James Bailey of Newbury."

Carr Family, in Porter, Joseph W. (Joseph Whitcomb). The Maine Historical Magazine (formerly Bangor Historical Magazine). (Porter, Joseph W), 1:9.

"George Carr, the original emigrant, was of Ipswich, 1633, removed to Salisbury, where he died, April 4th, 1682."


Anderson’s Great Migration Project has him as origins unknown - see Media tab

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George Carr, of Salisbury's Timeline

August 15, 1599
London, London, England
August 15, 1599
London, London, England
August 15, 1599
London, London, England
August 15, 1599
London, London, England
April 21, 1642
Age 27
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
April 15, 1644
Age 29
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
March 15, 1648
Age 33
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
April 28, 1650
Age 35
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States