Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

I’ve been studying my Carr line from my Dad’s side. Wiley Carr died in the Civil War, only 2 months after enlisting, apparently from disease or accident, not from battle. Younger brother Coleman Carr (these guys are all my second great-granduncles) seems to have changed personalities, or at least his name, reason(s) unknown. One more …

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Coleman Carr was a second granduncle on my Dad’s side. He was the 6th child of my third great-grandparents James F Carr of South Carolina and Martha Watts of Alabama. Yesterday, I was researching Coleman and following him through the United States Federal Census enumerations for the years 1860 (he was born in April, 1855) …

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1-James F CARR-255 (1815-after 1870) +Martha E WATTS-256 (1824-before 1880) . . . . 2-Willy CARR-264 (1841-) . . . . 2-Sarah CARR-265 (1844-) . . . . 2-Lenora CARR-266 (1846-) . . . . 2-James Vincent CARR-239 (31 December 1848-15 April 1924) . . . . +Lella Lorene DIXON-240 (September 1863-1929) . . . …

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