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Sarah Carr

Female 1714 - 1772  (57 years)


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  • Name Sarah Carr  [1
    Born 14 Nov 1714  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Sep 1772  [1
    Person ID I532  Dabneys of Virginia
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2019 

    Father Major Thomas Carr, Jr. Of Bear Castle,   b. 1678,   d. 29 May 1737/38, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Mary Dabney,   b. 22 Jan 1688, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1748, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 1704 
    Family ID F362  Group Sheet

    Family John Minor,   b. 29 Jun 1707, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1755, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1732  [2
    Children 
     1. John Minor, of Topping Castle,   b. 13 Nov 1735,   d. 21 Mar 1800, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. William Minor,   b. 30 Aug 1738, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1759, Spotsylvania County, VirginiaMinor Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     3. Thomas Minor,   b. 5 Aug 1740, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1816, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Mary/Nancy Minor,   b. 7 Mar 1742, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Garrett Minor,   b. 4 Mar 1744, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1799  (Age 55 years)
     6. James Minor,   b. 18 Feb 1745, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1791, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     7. Diana Minor,   b. 28 Feb 1747, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1748  (Age 1 years)
     8. Dabney Minor,   b. 11 Jun 1749, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1799, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     9. Vivian Minor,   b. 4 Nov 1750,   d. 15 Oct 1798  (Age 47 years)
     10. Elizabeth Minor,   b. 3 Aug 1752, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1786, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     11. Peter Minor,   b. 16 Aug 1754, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F366  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Sarah Carr was born to Major Thomas and Mary (Dabney) Carr November 14, 1714, in New Kent County (later Hanover County, then Louisa County).
      She married John Minor, a son of Garrett and Diana (Vivian) Minor of Middlesex County, Virginia, November 14, 1732. He was born June 28/29, 1707. Her father gave the Topping Castle farm on the north bank of the North Anna River in Caroline County to the couple. They had eleven children: John; William, born August 30, 1738; Thomas, born August 5, 1740, married Mary Dabney; Mary, born Mar 7, 1742, died 1818, married Edward Herndon August 15, 1765; Garrett, born March 4, 1744, died June 25, 1799, married Mary O. Terrill, born May 22, 1750, died October 30, 1830; James, born February 18, 1745, died June 9, 1791, married June 29, 1773, Mary Carr, born September 14, 1746, died July 17, 1797; Diana, born February 28, 1747, died March 28, 1748; Dabney, born June 11, 1749, died November 7, 1799, married Ann Anderson Oct 12, 1773; Vivian, married Elizabeth Dick; Elizabeth, born August 3, 1752, died 1786, married Col. James Lewis of Laurel Hill; Peter, born Aug 16, 1754, died 1793, married Hannah Jones of Brunswick County. All were mentioned in his will.
      John Minor was an influential and wealthy planter and a Justice of the Peace who lived at Bear Castle in Louisa County, Virginia. In August, 1735, he received a patent for 400 acres in then-Hanover County, later Albemarle County, which he gave to his son, James, who built a house called Gale Hill, where several generations of descendants lived until it burned to the ground in 1930. He died June 23, 1755, in Spotsylvania County. In his will, signed in 1754 and proved in 1755, he left lands in Spotsylvania, Culpeper, Orange, and Culpeper Counties to his children. Sarah died September 28, 1772 [3, 4, 5, 6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S208]

    2. [S169] p. 143..

    3. [S1638]

    4. [S1724]

    5. [S1773]

    6. [S1690]