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
Grace MonaghanAbt 1804 - 1882 (~ 78 years)
Name Grace Monaghan Born Abt 1804 Ireland Gender Female Died 2 Dec 1882 Ballymacavany, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland Person ID I2182 Simon and Related Families | Descendants of Simon Carr (1812-1888) Last Modified 28 May 2019
Family Simon Carr, b. Abt 1812, Inver, County Donegal, Ireland , d. 9 Jan 1888, Ballymacavany, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland (Age ~ 76 years) Married 10 Apr 1836 Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland Children 1. Thomas Carr, b. Abt 1841, County Donegal, Ireland , d. 7 Aug 1907, Ballymacavany, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland (Age ~ 66 years) 2. Hugh Carr, b. Abt 1843, County Donegal, Ireland , d. 28 Oct 1923, Meensheefin, County Donegal, Ireland (Age ~ 80 years) 3. Bernard "Barney" Carr, b. Mar 1845, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland , d. 28 Jan 1912, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States (Age ~ 66 years) Photos 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
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.
Last Modified 26 Jan 2015 Family ID F675 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Event Map Married - 10 Apr 1836 - Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland Died - 2 Dec 1882 - Ballymacavany, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland = Link to Google Earth
Documents Carr, Simon (1812-1888) and Monaghan, Grace (1804-1882) - Marriage
Marriage record, dated April 10, 1836 for Simon Carr and Grace Monaghan, from Pettigo Catholic Church Register, microfilmed by the National Library of Ireland.
Monaghan, Grace (1804-1882) - Death
1882 Irish Civil Registration death record for Grace Carr (nee Monaghan). Copy from General Register Office, Dublin, Ireland, in possession of Robert M. Simon.
Headstones Carr, Simon (1812-1888) | Monaghan, Grace (1804-1882) and Descendants
Tombstone of Simon and Grace Carr and their descendants in Carn Cemetery, Pettigo, County Donegal, Ireland.
Year of birth would be 1803-1804, according to age (78 years) in December 1882 Irish Civil Registration death record, a copy of which is in the possession of Robert M. Simon.
Consistent with being of sufficient age to marry in April 1836.
A Denis Monaghan is a tenant in Ballymacavany Townland in the 1828 Tithe Applotment Book, and perhaps he was her father. However, she had no children named Dennis, so this connection is only speculative at this point.
Full date of 2 December 1882 and location of Ballymacavany given in Irish Civil Registration death record for Grace Carr. In the death record for October-December 1882, volume 2, page 33, entry 241. Copy of this record is in the possession of Robert M. Simon. Informant was his son, Thomas Carr, Ballymacavany.
Year of death given as 1882 in tombstone inscription recorded in "Carne Graveyard, Pettigo, County Donegal," by Rev. P.O. Gallachair, P. Slevin, and John Cunningham, Donegal Annual, 1980, pages 135-137. Text of the tombstone: "In memory of Grace Carr who died A.D. 1882; also her husband Simon Carr, died A.D. 1888, erected by their son Thos. Carr"