Descendants of Dad Carr of England

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Catherine (1Research) Carr

Catherine Carr was born in about 1776 in Georgia. In about 1794 in Georgia, Catherine married John Overstreet b. 1774 St. George's Parrish GA.

John, Catherine, and children migrated to Wayne Co MS in 1819. John Overstreet and family are first found enumerated in the 1820 Wayne Co MS Census. John and family are next enumerated in the 1830 Wayne Co MS. In the 1840 Wayne Co MS Census, John and Catherine are found in their home where son Stephen is listed as Head of Household.

Catherine died before 1840; as John is found living with son Jacob in the 1840 Wayne Co MS Census.

Screven Co GA Superior Court, Book A, Folio 39:
On Sep 24, 1794 a deed was signed by John and Catherine Overstreet for consideration of 200 Pounds, conveys to Stephen Johnson property as follows: "tract of land containing 200 acres in Screven Co GA bounded on south by Great Ogeechee River Swamp, east by lands of Stephen Johnson, and west by land of Samuel Scarborough, originally granted to Henry O, Aug. 6, 1765." This deed was witnessed by Daniel Overstreet, Braswell Overstreet, Sarah Canmah, and Charity Mulkey.


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