William Carr: Birth: 1741 in Albermarle County, Virginia. Death: AFT 1776
Thomas Carr: Birth: 15 MAY 1742 in Albermarle County, Virginia. Death: 05 MAY 1821 in probably Wilson County, Tennessee
Elizabeth 'Betty' Carr: Birth: 20 MAR 1744 in Albermarle County, Virginia. Death: 10 SEP 1840
John Carr: Birth: 1746 in Albermarle County, Virginia.
Micajah W. Carr: Birth: 1748 in Albermarle County, Virginia.
Gideon Winston Carr: Birth: 05 NOV 1752 in Charlottesville, Albermarle County, Virginia. Death: 21 MAR 1844 in Dickson County, Tennessee
Mary 'Molly' Carr: Birth: ABT 1754 in Albermarle County, Virginia.
Nancy Carr: Birth: ABT 1756 in Albermarle County, Virginia.
Meekins Carr: Birth: 30 AUG 1762 in Albermarle County, Virginia.
Title: xCunningham Family History
Author: Marqua Jean Duncan
Publication: Name: Copyright 2002 McClanahan Publishing House;
Title: Noble, Pat
Author: <[email protected]>
Publication: Name: April 2008;
Note: * Last Will and Testament * 19 Mar 1776 14 Mar 1776 Albemarle Co., Virginia I, Gideon Carr of Albemarle Co, VA of sound mind, make my will. To son, William Carr, one shilling three pence. I lend plantation where I now live to wife Susannah Carr during life, and 5 Negroes and increase, all stock, all household goods. At death of my wife estate to be equally divided among the following Children: Thomas Carr, Elizabeth Fitch, John Carr, Gideon Carr, Mary Carr, Micajah Carr Nancy Carr and Meekins Carr. I appoint Thomas Carr, John Carr and Micajah Carr executors. 19 Mar 1776 Affirmation by Christopher Clark Justice of Albemarle Will of Gideon Carr deceased 14 Apr 1783. James Marks. At Albemarle Court Feb 1794. The original copy of Gideon's will was destroyed when Tarleton's Calvary invaded Charlottesville, VA. seeking to capture Gov.Thomas Jefferson June 1781. Gideon's sons Thomas and Micajah Carr swear that the above copy was a true copy of Gideon Carr's will.
The following was sent to Ellen ([email protected]) in 1984 by V.R. Lawrence, Ventura, CA Gideon W. Carr Sr. b 1 Jan 1712, New Kent VA christened, 8 Feb 1712, St Peters Parish, New Kent Va m 1741 died 1793/4, Albemarle Co Va parents: William and Catherine Carr, maiden name unk will recorded Feb 1794, wife: susannah b 1719, New Kent Va. 1-William Carr b 1741, prob Albemarle Co Va. never married d 1786/7, Powells Valley, Ky, killed by Indians, expert with long bow 2-Thomas Carr b 15 May 1742, Albemarle Co Va, Sgt revolution, m 27 Jan 1770, Albemarle Co Va d 5 May 1821, Wilson Co TN married Anne Sanders 3-Elizabeth W. Carr b 1744, d 1804 m John Fitch 4-John Carr b 1746, ALL CH B ALBEMARLE CO VA d 3 July 1809, Plantation The Riggory, m Mary Eliz Downer 5-Micajah W. Carr b 1748, m Elizabeth Wood, sister to Nancy Wood, d 7 May 1812 6-Gideon W Carr Jr b 5 Nov 1752, m before 1776, d 21 Mar 1844 m Ann Sandridge 7-Mary carr b 1754, m 17 Dec 1787, to Thomas Travellian, bro of Edward Travellian, sons James & Sary (?) Travellian 8-Nancy Carr b 1756 d 1835 m Benjamin Thurmond 9-Meekins Carr b 30 Aug 1762, m 19 Jan 1793 1-Nancy Wood, sister of Elizabeth 2-Mary Hamner (?) d 1850 Gideon W. Carr Sr lived west side of Sowest Mtn so of Stony Point. Was the first settler by the name Carr on the No side of the Sowest Mtn. A Pioneer Settler on the Little Mountain. He lived on land which had been owned by his father, also known as Chestnut Mountains. The above land probably given to Gideon Carr Sr by his uncle Major thomas Carr, if he would marry and settle down. Gideon Carr Sr's original will 19 Mar 1776 destroyed with other county records when Tarleton's Cavalry invaded Charlottesville, Va. seeking to capture Gov Jefferson, June 1781. Gideon's sons, Thomas and Micajah had the witness, Chris Clark, 14 Apr 1783, swear that the copy was a true copy of Gideon's last will. it could be assumed from this that the will had been probated at the time of the invasion, 1781 but the will was not recorded until 1793/4. This could have occurred because land deeds were often updated some years after a sale, inheritance, etc.
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