Robert Carr

Male 1614 - Bef 1681


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  • Name  Robert Carr 
    Born  04 Oct 1614  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Emigration  09 May 1635  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • On 9 May 1635, Robert Carr, aged 21, tailor, was enrolled at London as a passenger for New England on the Elizabeth & Ann. The entry immediately following was for Caleb Carr aged 11 years. Robert was admitted an inhabitant at Portsmouth, 21 Feb 1638/9 and Newport in 1639. Robert was made freeman of the combined government of Portsmouth and Newport, 16 Mar 1640/1. He was in Newport section of 1655 Rhode Island list of freemen.

      Robert Carr was on a committee to assess residents of Conanicut Island for expenses of colony agent in England, 19 Oct 1663; and on the Committee to assess "Quononoqutt" 26 Oct 1670 & 25 Sep 1671.
    Will  20 Apr 1681  Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • In his will, he "being bound on a voyage to New York and New Jersey and aged & not knowing how the Lord may deal with me in my intended voyage" provided for "my loving wife all my household stuff and moveables, except my sheep at Conanicut, and twenty pounds in money to be paid her yearly during her natural life by my sons hereafter named"; to "my eldest child Caleb Carr all my land at Conanicut alias Jamestown he paying my wife ten pounds a year in money during her natural life and pay John Hix his children by my daughter twenty pounds"; to "my son Robert Carr & to heirs of his body lawfully begotten my dwelling houses & wharf ... & to have all the land upon the straight line from that post adjoining to the house & pasture except what is given to my son-in-law James Brown and the privilege of the well, and a way to it, and pay to his mother seven pounds in money yearly during her natural life"; to "my son Esek all my land from the corner post of the well yard next the street so to the land I sold Nicholas Davis now in possession of Francis Brinley & Caleb Carr ... for him & the heirs of his body lawfully begotten to enjoy the same & pay to his mother yearly three pounds in money"; to "my daughter Margaret all my sheep at Conanicut alias Jamestown & the horse flesh to be sold and the value of them to be returned to her except one yearling colt come of a young mare which I gave to my son Caleb"; to "my son-in-law James Brown & to his children he hath by my daughter Elizabeth all that land he hath built upon & fenced in with two rods in length more"; "my beloved wife executrix and my two sons Caleb and Robert Carr executors ... and as overseers my brother Caleb Carr & Walter Clarke."
    Died  Bef 04 Oct 1681  Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Will proved.
    Person ID  I46448  Bryant
    Last Modified  23 Nov 2006 

    Father  Benjamin Carr,   b. 18 Aug 1592, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Martha Hardington 
    Married  02 Sep 1613  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID  F3110  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. Caleb Carr,   b. Est 1650, probably, Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 27 Jan 1688
     2. Elizabeth Carr,   b. Est 1652, probably, Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1697
     3. Margaret Carr,   b. Est 1654, probably, Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Robert Carr,   b. Est 1658, probably, Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jul 1703
     5. Esek Carr,   b. Abt 1660, probably, Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Nov 1744, Little Compton, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary Carr,   b. Est 1666, probably, Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2881  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 04 Oct 1614 - London, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 09 May 1635 - London, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 20 Apr 1681 - Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 04 Oct 1681 - Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S315] The Great Migration, Anderson, Robert Charles & George F. Sanborn, Melinde Lutz Sanborn, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 2001), p. 25.

    2. [S360] Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Doherty, Frank J., (Author, Pleasant Valley, NY, 1990-2001), CARR family.

    3. [S368] Carr Family, Carr, Edson I., (Herald Print House, Rockton, IL, 1894), p. 9.


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