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  • Abigail Carr (1767 - 1854)
    Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Aug 31 2017, 15:38:49 UTC
  • Agnes M Waller (1712 - 1777)
    A History of Caroline County, Virginia By Marshall Wingfield Pg.447 Doodes Minor, m. Elizabeth Cocke, issue: Garret Minor, b. 1679, d. February 20, 1720, m. Diana Vivian (October 17, 1706). She d...
  • Ann Putnam (1661 - 1699)
    From : Putnam Family Members Involved in the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria: Ann Putnam, Jr. (1679-1716) - Twelve year-old Ann Putnam, Jr. played a crucial role in the witchcraft trials of 1692 as one...
  • Ann Carr (c.1631 - 1675)
    Not a known wife of Caleb Carr, Colonial Gov. Ref:

About the Carr surname

This history of the Carr surname is derived from a key-ring tab. Accuracy is unknown.

This is an english topographical name derived through the middle english Kerr from the Old Norse "Kjarr" "brushwood,wet ground". Early records mention Osbert de Ker who appears in a Yorkshire charter ca. 1200 and Robert Ker in Northumberland Patent Rolls of 1231. The motto for Carr of Cocken is "There is no deceit"

Submitted by Stan Carr (New Zealand)