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Bernard "Barney" Carr

Bernard "Barney" Carr

Male 1875 - 1962  (86 years)

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  • Name Bernard Carr 
    Nickname Barney 
    Born 26 Oct 1875  Ballymacavany, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jun 1962  Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2142  Simon and Related Families | Descendants of Simon Carr (1812-1888)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2019 

    Father Thomas Carr,   b. Abt 1841, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1907, Ballymacavany, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Ann McGarrigle,   b. Abt 1841, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1906, Ballymacavany, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1860  Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Carr Homestead in Ballymacavany - Main House
    Carr Homestead in Ballymacavany - Main House
    Carr Homestead in Ballymacavany in 2016. The original structure consisted of the first floor section, without the wing to the left. The wing and the second floor were added later. Still owned and lived in by the Carr family, who explained this history to Robert Simon, who took the picture.
    Carr Homestead in Ballymacavany - Panoramic View
    Carr Homestead in Ballymacavany - Panoramic View
    Panoramic view of fields of the Carr homestead in Ballymacavany, as seen from the road in front of the main house. Photograph by Robert M. Simon.
    Documents
    Carr, Thomas (1841-1907) | McGarrigle, Ann (1841-1906) - Marriage
    Carr, Thomas (1841-1907) | McGarrigle, Ann (1841-1906) - Marriage
    1860 marriage record for Thomas Carr and Ann McGarrigle, from the parish register of Carn RC Church, online from the National Library of Ireland.
    Family ID F667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bridget "Bea" Brennan,   b. 25 Apr 1895, Drumcashel Townland, County Leitrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1985, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1921  Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Edmund "Éamon" Carr,   b. 1921, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1982, Newcastle West, County Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Anna Maria Carr,   b. 1923, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 2004, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Kathleen Carr,   b. 1925, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 2019, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Thomas A. Carr,   b. 1928, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1983, Willow Lawn, County Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     5. Bridget Theresa "Bridie" Carr,   b. 1930, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1932, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. Margaret Eileen Carr,   b. 1933, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1935, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     7. Patrick J.A. "Paddy" Carr,   b. 1937, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1989, Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F679  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Oct 1875 - Ballymacavany, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jan 1921 - Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jun 1962 - Mountcharles, County Donegal, Ireland Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) - 1919 Passport Photo
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) - 1919 Passport Photo
    Photograph submitted as part of Bernard Carr's 1919 U.S. Passport Application.
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) | Brennan, Bridget
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) | Brennan, Bridget
    Photograph of Bernard and Bridget Carr, probably around the time of their marriage in 1921. Original photo in the possession of Kathleen Carr, Mountcharles, County Donegal, (their daughter) who provided the identification.

    Documents
    Carr, Bridget (1871-1918) | Carr, Bernard (1845-1912) | Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) - News Articles
    Carr, Bridget (1871-1918) | Carr, Bernard (1845-1912) | Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) - News Articles
    1908-1909 news articles from the Wilmington (Del.) Evening Journal on the lawsuit of Bridget Carr against her uncle, Bernard Carr, in which she sought equal pay to his male bartenders.
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) 1919 Passport Application - Page 1
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) 1919 Passport Application - Page 1
    First page of Bernard Carr's 1919 U.S. passport application, prior to his return from Philadelphia.
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) 1919 Passport Application - Page 2
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) 1919 Passport Application - Page 2
    Second page of Bernard Carr's 1919 U.S. passport application, prior to his return from Philadelphia. Note the picture, as well as the affidavit by Patrick McGillin. Bernard's address is also the same as his Dolan cousins.
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) | Brennan, Brigid - Marriage
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) | Brennan, Brigid - Marriage
    1921 Irish Civil Registration marriage record for Bernard Carr and Brigid Brennan.
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) - Death
    Carr, Bernard (1875-1962) - Death
    1962 Irish Civil Registration Death Record for Bernard Carr of Mountcharles.

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH:
      Identified as the brother of Mary Ann Carr in genealogical information compiled by Catherine Dolan Simon from her personal knowledge and correspondence with Irish relatives.
      Full date of 26 October 1875 given in two sources indexed in "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881," online at www.familysearch.org. Named as Bernard Carr, with parents Thomas Carr and Ann McGarigle. Place of birth given as Donegal, Ireland. The various source documents in the indexes are described as follows:
      - Indexing project (batch) number: C70160-3; System origin: Ireland-EASy; Source film number: 255940
      - Indexing project (batch) number: C70160-3; System origin: Ireland-ODM; Source film number: 255940
      Full date of 26 October 1875 confirmed by examination of Irish Civil Registration Register of Births for 1875, volume 7, page 49, entry 1. Parents as named above. Place of birth given as Ballymacavany, Pettigo District, Donegal Registration District, County Donegal.
      Year of birth would be 1875-1876, according to age (25 years) in 1901 Census of Scotland, Paisley Civil Parish, page 24, entry 115. Place of birth given as Ireland. Enumerated as Bernard Carr, in the household of his brother, John Carr, along with John's wife and daughter and brother Patrick Carr.
      Year of birth would be 1875-1876, according to age (26 years) in Passenger Arrival Record at Ellis Island dated 21 July 1902.
      Year of birth would be 1879-1880, according to age (30 years) in 1910 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 983, Sheet 7A, Line 38. Place of birth given as Ireland. Enumerated as Bernard Carr, a boarder in the household of Catherine O'Connor.
      Full date of 15 September 1879 given in U.S. Passport application no. 152833, dated 22 December 1919, online on ancestry.com in "U.S. Passport Applications: 1795-1925" database. Father named as Thomas Carr, deceased, in this record.
      Consistent with age (40 years) given in entry in "UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960," online at ancestry.com.
      Not consistent with age (79 years) in his 1962 Irish Civil Registration death record.

      IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION:
      Year of immigration given as 1899 in 1900 U.S. Census.
      Date of arrival in the United States given as 21 July 1902 in New York City, aboard the S.S. Columbia of the Anchor Line, sailing from Glasgow, Scotland. Named as Barney Carr, age 26 years. Nationality given as Irish. Place of residence in Scotland given as Paisley. Final destination given as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Entry states that this was his first trip to the United States. Reference is made to an "Uncle B. Carr, 119 Market Street, Wellington, Pa." There is no Wellington, Pennsylvania with a Market Street, but there is a Market Street in Wilmington, Delaware, and this is likely what was meant, since his uncle Bernard lived at that address in Wilmington, Delaware in 1902. The record may be viewed at the Ellis Island Foundation website.
      Year of immigration given as 1901 in 1910 U.S. Census.
      Date of immigration to the United States given as June 1902 in 1919 U.S. Passport Application No. 152833.
      Date of naturalization given as 17 September 1909, before the U.S. District Court of Eastern Pennsylvania, in 1919 U.S. Passport Application No. 152833.
      Listed as naturalized U.S. citizen in the 1910 U.S. Census.
      U.S. Passport Application states that he planned to travel back to Ireland in February 1920 to settle an estate, and then to visit his brother in Scotland.
      Date of arrival back in the United Kingdom given as 20 February 1920 in the S.S. Columbia of the Anchor Steam Line. Sailed from New York, New York to Moville, Donegal, Ireland. Address in Ireland given as Pettigo, County Donegal. Register page online on ancestry.com in "UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960."

      MARRIAGE:
      Listed as single in 1901 Census of Scotland.
      Listed as single in 1910 U.S. Census.
      Wife identified as Bridget Brennan in genealogical information compiled by Catherine Dolan Simon from her correspondence with Irish relatives. Approximate date of marriage from this source given as 1922.
      Marriage between Bernard Carr and Bridget Brennan found in the Irish Civil Registration Indexes, Donegal Registration District, Jan-Mar 1921, volume 2, page 49.
      Full date of 27 January 1921 and location of Mountcharles given in Irish Civil Registration marriage record on irishgenealogy.ie for the marriage of Bernard Carr and Brigid Brennan. Group Registration ID 1226440.

      OCCUPATION:
      General labourer (1901 Census of Scotland)
      Laborer (1902 Passenger Arrival Record)
      Bartender (1910 U.S. Census, 1919 U.S. Passport Application)
      Bar-keeper (1920 entry in "UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960")
      Merchant (1921 marriage record)
      Shopkeeper (1962 death record)

      ADDRESSES:
      13 Galloway Street, Paisley, County of Renfrew, Scotland (1901 Census of Scotland)
      1048 Jackson Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1910 U.S. Census)
      1926 Atlantic Street (1918 death certificate of sister, Bridget Gorman)
      304 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1919 U.S. Passport Application) This is the same address as Ferdinand and Anna Mary Dolan Moore in the 1919 Philadelphia City Directory, so he was likely living with his first cousin Anna Mary Dolan Moore and her husband at this time.
      Mountcharles, County Donegal (1921 marriage record; 1962 death record)

      DEATH:
      Full date and location given in Irish Civil Registration death record for Bernard Carr, available on irishgenealogy.ie. Group Registration ID 2959473. Cause of death was arteriosclerosis. Informant was his daughter, Kathleen Carr of Mountcharles.


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