Dates: circa 1977-1983

Collection Number: MS 32

Extent: 2 folders.

Biographical/Historical Information: John Fendall Carr (1764-1838) lived in Albemarle County, Va., when he entered the Revolutionary War in 1780. He was "pressed into service" with his horse and wagon to move prisoners from the Albemarle Barracks to Fredericktown, Md. He was also in the militia under the command of Col. Reuben Lindsey of Albemarle County and served until after the surrender of Cornwallis. He moved with his family to Maury County, Tn. where he died in 1838.

Scope and Content:  Folder 1 contains an 8 p typescript of general information on the John Fendall Carr family from 1764-1975. Also included is a family group sheet for John Fendall Carr (1764-1838) and an ALS from Carol Mitchell to the Albemarle County Historical Society, n.d., donating the materials to the Society.


Folder 2 contains notes on the Carr family compiled by Carol Mitchell. Included in the notes are deed abstracts for John Fendall Carr; deed abstracts and personal property tax lists for William Carr; and a list of citations for the Carr family. 10 pp.

Contents include a list of enslaved people owned by Carr.