Oldham Family History

KARR, Joel

Male 1806 - 1879  (73 years)


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  • Name KARR, Joel 
    Born 14 Feb 1806  Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Union, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Nov 1879  Red House, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Madison County Kentucky Newspaper Obituaries, page 310, dated November 28, 1879, Volume 2, pages 197-400. Eastern Kentucky University Library, Richmond, Kentucky. found September 24, 1999 by LTC Edmund Powell Karr.

      Died November 21, 1879 At his home near Red House (Kentucky), in this county, on Thursday, the 20th inst., Joel Karr, aged about 74 years. He was a quiet, good citizen.

      Joel was 73 years old when he died according to the U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880. Birthday is based on this information.


      Batha Karr
      batha.k@comcast.net

      Married Elizabeth Oldham - February 17, 1837 - Madison County, Kentucky

      Kentucky Marriage Records
      Register of the Kentucky Historical Society,
      Published 1983 by Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc. - Pages 441 & 477

      John Karr & Elizabeth Oldham, February 17, 1837, Madison County, page 227 (John is wrong here. Correct spelling is Joel Karr. - Whoever copied the state records copied them wrong.) Marriage date from the Karr Family Bible is correct. This ahy other family branches - the Wilsons and the Jones.

      Children: Hezekiah Karr born July 24 1838
      Robert M. Karr born October 14, 1841
      Sarah "Sallie" Ann Karr born March 8, 1843
      Mary Francis Karr April 19, 1846
      William A. Karr April 5, 1848

      Joel Karr and Elizabeth Oldham:

      Joel Karr
      b: Abt. 1805 in Madison County, Kentucky
      d: November 21, 1879 in Own home near Red House, Madison County, Kentucky . +Elizabeth Oldham
      b: Abt. 1799 in Prob Madison County, Kentucky
      m: February 17, 1837 in Madison County, Kentucky
      d: in Kentucky

      Joel was the first to die. We are still looking for Elizabeth Oldham Karr' s death.

      CHILDREN:

      ..... 1. Hezekiah Karr b: July 24, 1838 in Red House, Madison Co, Kentucky d: August 25, 1907 in Ford, Clark County, Kentucky ......... +Florida Matilda Wilmore b: July 4, 1847 in Wilmore, Jessamine County, Kentucky m: August 13, 1872 in S. P. E. Good's House, Madison County, Kentucky d: June 7, 1887 in Ford, Clark County, Kentucky

      ..... 2. Robert M. Karr
      b: October 14, 1841
      d: October 21, 1854

      ..... 3. Sarah Sallie Ann Karr
      b: March 8, 1843 in Kentucky ......... +Isaac Watts Biggerstaff
      b. July 9, 1844
      m. October 4, 1866
      +William Hayward Jones
      m: April 29, 1879

      ..... 4 Mary Francis Karr
      b: April 19, 1846
      d: November 3, 1892

      ..... 5 William A. Karr
      b: April 5, 1848
      d: June 16, 1899 ..... .. +Fannie E. Grizzard m: December 16, 1879 .............

      1870 Federal Census, Union, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
      Karr, Joseph 63
      Karr, Elizabeth 53
      Karr, Hezekiah 31
      Karr, Sallie 22
      Karr, Mollie 20
      Karr, William 19
      Oldham, Nathaniel 62
      Karr, Hannah Bl 65

    Person ID I5794  oldham
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2015 

    Family OLDHAM, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1799, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Feb 1837  Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. KARR, Hezekiah,   b. 24 Jul 1838, Red House, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1907, Ford, Clark County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. KARR, Robert M.,   b. 14 Oct 1841, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1854, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     3. KARR, Sarah Ann,   b. 8 Mar 1843, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1904, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. KARR, Mary Francis,   b. 19 Apr 1846, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1892  (Age 46 years)
     5. KARR, William A.,   b. 5 Apr 1848, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1899  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F2702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1806 - Madison County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1837 - Madison County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1870 - Union, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1879 - Red House, Madison County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2618] Batha Karr, k3ekzed@gmail.com.

    2. [S71] Obituary of Joel Karr.

    3. [S208] Histories and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh and Brown, 1904, Wm. Miller, (http://www.archive.org/details/historygenealogie00mill).