Carr, Donald Sr. 1a 2

Birth Name Carr, Donald Sr.
Gender male
Age at Death 56 years, 3 months, 21 days


From Donald Carr's will, made March 1832, proved 14 January 1833
I, Donald Carr, of Lot 14, sick in body
wife Elizabeth, 45 acres
Mary Carr, daughter, 5 pounds (m. 1841 Daniel Rockfort)
Catherine Carr, daughter, 5 pounds (d. 1852)
Elizabeth Carr, daughter, 5 pounds (m. 1834 to David Lyle, died 1853)
Jane Carr, daughter, 5 pounds (m. 1841 to Roderick McDonald)
Sarah Carr, daughter, 5 pounds (m. 1833 to David Ramsay)
Flora Carr, daughter, 5 pounds
John Carr, eldest son, 40 acres of land bordering Donald McIntosh's and my first purchase
Hugh Carr, 2nd son, 40 acres of land
Donald Carr, Jr. son, 40 acres of land (d. 1846)
Archibald Carr, son, 40 acres of land (died without children)
Elizabeth, my wife, all my right and interest in the church in Lot 14
Elizabeth, my wife, and Archibald Campbell and William Campbell, both of Lot 16, executors of this my will.
Signed Donald Carr
Witnesses: Neil Ramsay; Donald Rochfort
In the book "An Island Refuge" the children of Donald Carr are stated incorrectly.
Source George Sanborn, descendant of Mary Carr, Donald's sister

taken from

see also Early Prince Edward Island Probate Records, 1876-1850 by Linda Jean Nicholson, page 68-70, will of Donald Carr, Sr., Lot 14, Richmond Bay. It took a number of years to sort out Donald Carr's will to the satisfaction of the heirs.

An unsourced family tree on Ancestry provided many of the dates, most of which could be verified with newspaper records or gravestones.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1776      
Death April 22, 1832 Lot 14, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada on or about 22 April 1832 or 1833 on gravestone; aged 57  


Family of Carr, Donald Sr. and Campbell, Elizabeth

Married Wife Campbell, Elizabeth ( * 1778 + April 15, 1843 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage License October 29, 1799      
Marriage License February 20, 1800 Richmond Bay, Lot 13, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Name Birth Date Death Date
Carr, Mary
Carr, Catherineabout 1803April 14, 1852
Carr, ElizabethApril 1804December 30, 1850
Carr, John1807April 4, 1887
Carr, Sarahabout 1809February 17, 1891
Carr, HughMay 1812April 8, 1886
Carr, Donald Jr.1815July 15, 1846
Carr, Janeabout 18161863
Carr, Floraabout 1816March 23, 1897
Carr, Archibaldabout 1817March 4, 1855