Caleb Carr Sr.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Jagman714
N 42° 28.630 W 083° 28.536
17T E 296509 N 4705727
Quick Description: Caleb Carr Sr. is buried in Novi Cemetery, Novi, Michigan.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2006 4:56:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMRV3
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 39

Long Description:

CARR, Caleb

Born October 13, 1762. Died July 18, 1839; burial in Novi Cemetery Novi, Michigan; grave marked 1914.
Children: CARR: Caleb Jr born in VT / Isaac born September 6, 1790 VT / Calvin born VT died Waterford, Michigan / Sarah born June 5, 1800 died February 9, 1837.
Occupation: Methodist exhorter
Revoluntionary Service: enlisted November 2, 1776; served during Indian alarm. Private in Capt Millard's company under Col John Waterman; corporal in Capt Millard's company 1st Division under Col Wakeman.
Came to Michigan: Land records Carr family bought land in Kensington, Michigan in 1836, at which time son, Caleb Jr was a resident. Later, father and sons lived in Novi, Michigan where Isaac Carr owned a tavern, that burned in 1847.
Caleb Jr is also buried in Novi Cemetery. In 1839 he served as postmaster, inspector of elections, supervisor, and Justice of the Peace. He built first frame house in that township in 1842. Ran first blacksmith shop, first wheat and corn mill
Location type: Single Grave

Date of Birth: 10-13-1762

Date of Death: 7-18-1839

Cause of death: Died Later

Grave Marker Text:
Caleb Carr Born Oct.13.1762 Died


Ranks: Not listed

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