The Genealogy of the Following Families:
The Simon Family of Willebadessen, Germany, and its Descendants in America
The Barcant, Krogh, d'Abadie, and Related Families of Trinidad and Tobago
The Hurd and Clark Families of Kent County, Delaware and Caroline County, Maryland
The Dolan and Carr Families of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland; County Donegal, Ireland; and America
The McGillin Families of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dorothy Therese "Dot" Carr1920 - 2003 (83 years)
Name Dorothy Therese Carr Nickname Dot Born 15 May 1920 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Gender Female Died 20 Aug 2003 Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States Buried Oct 2003 Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Person ID I2176 Simon and Related Families | Descendants of Simon Carr (1812-1888) Last Modified 11 Sep 2019
Father Walter James Carr, b. 17 Sep 1894, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States , d. Dec 1973, New Castle County, Delaware, United States (Age 79 years) Mother Frances H. Lockett, b. 23 Jul 1894, Virginia, United States , d. Yes, date unknown Married 3 Aug 1918 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Documents Carr, Walter | Lockett, Frances - Marriage Affidavit
1918 Marriage Affidavit filed in connection with Philadelphia Marriage License No. 388887 (1918).
Carr, Walter | Lockett, Frances - Marriage Return
1918 Marriage Return filed in connection with Philadelphia Marriage License No. 388887 (1918).
Family ID F690 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family John Patrick "Jack" Dougherty, b. 20 Jan 1920, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States , d. 27 Jan 1982, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States (Age 62 years) Married 27 Nov 1941 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States Children 1. Living 2. Living 3. Living Last Modified 12 Apr 2016 Family ID F694 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Event Map Married - 27 Nov 1941 - Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States Died - 20 Aug 2003 - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States Buried - Oct 2003 - Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States = Link to Google Earth Pin Legend : Address : Location : City/Town : County/Shire : State/Province : Country : Not Set
Identified as the daughter of Walter Carr in genealogical information compiled by Catherine Dolan Simon from correspondence with Irish relatives.
Full date of 15 May 1920 from personal communication with Greta Carr Siemens, a niece, confirmed by her daughter, Christine Dougherty DeVries.
Full date also from Social Security Death Index entry for Dorothy C. Dougherty. SSN: 221-10-6647, issued in Delaware.
Year of birth would be 1920-1921, according to age (9 years) in 1930 U.S. Census for Delaware, New Castle County, E.D. 2-29, Sheet 24B, Line 68. State of birth given as Pennsylvania. Enumerated as Dorothy Carr, with parents Walter J. and Frances L. Carr.
Full date of 20 August 2003 from personal communication with a niece and daughter.
Full date also from Social Security Death Index. Place of last residence given as New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware.
BURIAL: Buried in Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware. Location given as Maus.-QA Area-B CRP TR-5LS CR-3 on findagrave.com.
OBITUARY: The following obituary was published in the Wilmington News-Journal, 10 October 2003, and was downloaded from www.legacy.com.
"Dorothy Carr Dougherty
"Dorothy Carr Dougherty Age 83, formerly of Wilmington, DE, died suddenly of a stroke August 20, 2003 in Santa Barbara, CA. She had relocated to Carpinteria, CA in 1998.
Dot was born May 15, 1920 to Walter J. Carr and Frances Lockett Carr in Philadelphia, PA. She was a graduate of Wilmington High School and Goldey Beacom College. Her career included executive secretary at Hercules Incorporated, administrative assistant to the principal at Ursuline Academy, manager of job placement at the Wilmington Senior Center and mother. Her various volunteer activities included executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Girl Scout Council and docent for the Winterthur, Hagley and Rockwood museums.
Dot was predeceased by her husband, Jack P. Dougherty, who died in 1982; her granddaughter, Jennifer Kane, who died in 1986; and brother, Walter J. Carr, Jr., who died in 1968.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and James R. McBride of San Diego, CA, Jacqueline and Wistar Kane of Chadds Ford, PA, Christine and Robert DeVries of Carpinteria, CA; her sister, Frances A. Carr of San Diego, CA; 5 grandchildren; and 1 great grandson.
A funeral mass was held August 25, 2003 in Montecito, CA, Entombment is private in Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 120 Wall St., New York City, NY 10005; or to the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc., PO Box 613, Annapolis, MD 21404.
WELCH-RYCE-HAIDER FUNERAL CHAPELS Santa Barbara, CA"