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Mecres CARR

Mecres CARR

Male 1731 - [1779]

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  • Name Mecres CARR 
    Born 2 May 1731  Salisbury, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 5 Apr 1763  Georgetown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Assessed 1770  Georgetown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 25 Aug 1774  Dyer's Meadow, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 13 Sep 1777  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Massachusetts State Archives Collection
      Volume 322 Page 180
      Bawltown letter dated 13 September 1777

      A list of the Mens names in the Plantation of Bawltown [Balltown, Whitefield/Jefferson] from sixteen years and upwards agreeable to an act of Cort [sic] December 9th 1776

      Mecres Carr Capt [m Elizabeth Wait s Sylvanus Carr m Lydia Macrest]
      Joshua Little 1st Lieut [m Lydia Brown s Samuel Little m Sarah Follansbee]
      Benjn King 2 Lieut [m Ruth Bartlett s Benjamin King m Sarah Taylor]
      Ephraim Brown Sergt
      Jonathan Bartlett [Sergt] [m Lydia Chase s Christopher Bartlett m Mary Clement]
      Jacob Rowel [Sergt] [m Hannah Carlton s John Rowell m Mary Wadlin]
      James Murphy [Sergt] [b Ireland m Sarah Linsey]
      Samuell Parmer Corpl [Palmer?] [m Ann Pearson s Timothy Palmer m Jane Stickney]
      Samuell Whitman [Corpl] [m Rhoda Parkman s John Whitman m Abigail Hollis]
      Timothy Ferrin [Corpl]
      Thomas Grover [Corpl] [s Benjamin Grover m Mehitable Toothaker]

      Petter Dow [m Elizabeth Huse s Peter Dow m Susannah Page]
      Solln Clark
      Wllm Boynton [m Esther Wyman s Caleb Boynton m Christian Parsons]
      Saml Bawl [Ball]
      John Boynton
      Jeri Brand [Bran, Brann]
      Isaac Brand
      Stephen Belden
      Thoms Cunningham
      Moses Cooper
      Thoms Day
      John Decker
      John Fish
      John Philbrook [Philbrick]
      Ebenezr Philbrook
      Jonathn Philbrook
      Andrew Gledden [Glidden]
      Arnold Gledden
      Asse Heath
      Saml Jonson [Johnson]

      Joseph Rogers
      James Reves [Reeves, Reaves]
      James Turner
      James Shepard
      John Duely [Dooley]
      Ebenez Grover
      Benjn Dow
      Charles Gledden
      Enoch Averil
      Caleb Bartlet [Bartlett]
      Leonard Cooper
      Caleb Cressis? [Curtis? Cressey?]
      Patrick Callon
      James Jonston Davis
      James Emery
      Stephen Grover
      Davi Hutchens [Hutchins, Hitchings]
      Jonathan Heath
      Isaac Heath
      Daniel Lambord
      Nathan Longfello [Longfellow]
      Jonn Norris
      Samll Per????
      Oliver Peasley
      Ezekiel Peasley
      Prince Rogers
      Ezekiel ?

      Ezekiel Sterns [Stearns]
      Thomas Turner
      Nicklas Turner
      Jonah Vining
      John Woodman Senr
      Ralph Chiney [Cheney]
      Willm Carr
      John Woodman Junr
      Abner Ford
      Ebenezer Philbrook Senr?
      Jonathan Bartlet Junr?
      Michael Gledden
      Joseph Bartlett
      Benj Kinney [Kenney]
      Joshua Chamberlin [Chamberlain]
      Richard Turner

      Benjn Stickney Clerk

      Mecres Carr Capt
      Joshua Littl Lieut
      Benjn King Lieut

      Massachusetts State Archives collection, colonial and post colonial period 1626-1806
      Authors: Massachusetts. State Archives
      https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1050952?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Volume 321 -- Treasury (continued--page 104), 1770-1797 ; v. 322 -- Valuations and taxes (continued--page 131-3), 1738-1777.
      Granite Mountain Record Vault
      United States & Canada Film
      2293887
      https://familysearch.org/search/film/007823201?cat=1050952
      Index [528/1579]
      Volume 322 -- Valuations and taxes (continued--page 131-3), 1738-1777 ; v. 323 -- Valuations and taxes (continued--page 141), 1778-1787.
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      2293888
      https://familysearch.org/search/film/007704986?cat=1050952

      Balltown [727/1604]
    Administration 2 Oct 1779 
    Military
    • MeSS 117: Morres (or Mecres) Carr Capt r Pownalborough b Salisbury MA 1731. Capt 9th co d Dyer's River 1779 m Elizabeth. MA Archives; DAR lineage books.
    Died [1779]  Dyer's River [Newcastle/Jefferson], Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried
    • MacCress Carr
      in the Global, Find a Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current
      Name: MacCress Carr
      Gender: M (Male)
      Birth Date: 2 May 1731
      Birth Place: Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States of America
      Death Date: 1779
      Death Place: Maine, United States of America
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/215803988/maccress-carr
      Ancestry.com. Global, Find a Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Person ID I52033  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2021 

    Family Elizabeth WAITE 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin CARR,   b. 22 Jun 1751
     2. William CARR,   b. 11 Apr 1753, Amesbury, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1754, Amesbury, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. William CARR,   b. [1757], Newbury, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. LATE 1842
     4. Joseph CARR,   b. 25 Dec 1757,   d. 9 Nov 1814, Montville, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Prudence CARR,   b. 29 Jun 1761,   d. Bef 1850 CENSUS
     6. Lydia CARR,   b. 5 Apr 1763, Georgetown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815? 1817?
     7. Sylvanus CARR,   d. Bef 1810 CENSUS?
     8. Mary CARR,   b. C 1778?
    Family ID F16049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution

  • Notes 
    • Registry books 1775-1790: Checked for him and wife. 6:235 250/
      Readex: Nil
    • James Carr m 1786 Pownalborough Rachel Decker

      Lincoln County Probate Index
      [219/1294]
      Mecrus Carr
      Appt 2 October 1779
      late of Dyers River
      Intestate
      Volume 2 Page 92 [sic 91]
      [211/563]
      Mecrus Carr late r at Dyer's River. Elizabeth Car of the same place widow administratrix 2 October 1779 [Volume 2 Page 92] Enoch Averell of a place called Dyer's Pond and John Sleeper of Hallowell sureties.

      The Carr family records. Embacing [sic] the record of the first families who settled in America and their descendants, with many branches who came to this country at a later date
      by Carr, Edson I. (Edson Irving), b. 1831
      Publication date 1894
      p 66
      Macrest Carr born in Salisbury, Mass, 2 May 1731 m Elizabeth Waite in 1759. Their children were
      Benjamin Carr b 22 June 1751
      William Carr b 11 April 1753
    • Land at the Foor of Dyer's Long Pond

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/352440?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land records, 1761-1912; indexes to land records, 1761-1901
      Authors: Lincoln County (Maine). Register of Deeds
      Land records v. 16-17 1782-1785 (the first titleboard on this film is incorrectly labeled "v. 15")
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      11366
      8181957
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008181957?cat=352440
      Volume 17 Page 153
      [449/567]
      Marcrers Carr, Joseph Rogers, Abner Ford yeoman Dyer's Meadow out of the Bounds of any Town
      Jonathan Jones Junr yeoman Newcastle
      10 pounds
      quit claim
      land at the foot of Dyer's Long Pond
      4 acres
      2 acres each side of the stream
      25 August 1774
      Mecres Carr
      Abner Ford
      Joseph Rogers
      Wit: James Reves, Jacob Rowell
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/59397?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Town and vital records, 1794-1892
      Authors: Alna (Maine). Town Clerk
      Town and vital records, 1794-1892
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      10406
      7592468
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007592468?cat=59397
      [209/690]
      p 392
      Marriages Solemnized by Revd Jonn Ward returned Aprl 1 1797
      ...
      Mr Benjn Glidden Junr to Jane Rogers
      Mr Richey Carr to Miss Jane Leighton
      ...
      Mr Joseph Atwood to Miss Mary Plumer

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/59397?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Town and vital records, 1794-1892
      Authors: Alna (Maine). Town Clerk
      Town and vital records, 1794-1892
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      10406
      7592468
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007592468?cat=59397
      [204/690]
      p 382
      Novr 12 [1796] Richey Carr & Jane Laten Both of New Milford intend marriage
    • Balltown Land

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/352440?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land records, 1761-1912; indexes to land records, 1761-1901
      Authors: Lincoln County (Maine). Register of Deeds
      Land records v. 12-13 1776-1781
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      11364
      8296947
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008296947?cat=352440
      [283/571]
      Volume 12 Page 267
      Benjamin Dow cooper "Hodgcom"
      James Rivice boat builder Dyers Meado
      100 pounds
      "land situated in a place called Bowl Town"
      which lot I formerly lived on
      ...Dyer Great Pond...Joseph Rogers...Dyers little pond...Mecres Carr...Jacob Rowell
      220 acres
      15 May 1778
      Benjamin Dow
      Wit: Moses Davis, John Cunningham,
      Edgecomb 16 may 1778
    • Massachusetts Archives Revolutionary War Soldiers Card Index

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/746935?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Muster rolls (index file cards) of the Revolutionary War, 1767-1833 [Massachusetts]
      Authors: Massachusetts. Secretary of State
      Capon, Samuel - Carrath, William
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada 2nd Floor Film
      2021240
      7843502
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007843502?cat=746935
      [2121/2295]
      Mecres Carr
      Commission 23 August 1776
      [2122/]
      Commission
      -[2127/]
    • Retaking the Gruell

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/729681?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Muster/payrolls, and various papers (1763-1808) of the Revolutionary War [Massachusetts and Rhode Island]
      Authors: Massachusetts. Secretary of State
      Vol. 18, Service rolls, C-E 1776-1781
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1906360
      8092187
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008092187?cat=729681
      [24/554]
      Volume 18 Page 8
      An Abstract for Capt Mecres Carrs Company of Militia in Collo Joseph North's Regt who assisted in Retaking the Mast ships Gruell
      Mecres Carr Capt 2 days
      Joshua Little 1 Lieut 1 day
      Benja King 2d Lieut 1
      Jona Bartlet Sergt 1
      Samll Whitman Corpl 1
      Abner Ford Private 2
      James Rivis Private 2
      Thos Cunningham Private 2
      John Fish Private 1
      David hutchins Private 1
      Leonard Cooper Private 1
      John Woodman Private 1
      Caleb Bartlett Private 1
      Willm Bartlet Private 1

      NewCastle Sept 15th 1777
      Errors Excepted
      Mecres Carr Capt
      Lincoln Ss NewCastle Sept 15th 1777 Then the above named Captn Mecres Carr Personally appeared and made oath to the Truth of the above List.
      Before Benjamin Woodbridge Justice of peace
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/352440?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land records, 1761-1912; indexes to land records, 1761-1901
      Authors: Lincoln County (Maine). Register of Deeds
      Land records v. 20-21 1786-1788
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada 2nd Floor Film
      11368
      7919200
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007919200?cat=352440
      [341/515]
      Volume 21 Page 97
      Joseph Rogers yeoman Balltown
      Mecres Carr gentleman Balltown
      land on the Pond called Dyers Great Pond at a Burch marked
      thence northwest along a lot called Terry's lot which said Mercres now lieveth on to a brook running out of Dyers little Pond into Dyers Great Pond
      thence by said Brook to a stake and a stone
      then southeast by the said Joseph's Lot to Dyer's Great Pond
      thence by said Pond to the first mentioned bounds
      4 pounds
      quit claim
      1 August 1778
      Joseph Rogers
      Wit: James Reves
      Received 30 October 1787