Three CARR brothers (first names unknown) fought in George Washington's army and after the Rev. War they headed south (probably from VA). They went to Sampson Co., NC where one settled, the other two built a covered wagon and went to Alabama, after a while one of these two move up to KY and settled there. The brothers lost touch due to " the Indian Wars and other troubles".
The CARR brother that settled in Sampson Co. NC ,about 4 miles outsisde Clinton, was married to Sallie(or Sarah) BASS. He, _______CARR died when he was about 45 yers old. _____CARR and Sallie Bass had the following children: William-settled in Alabama Asha--died young John- settled in Maine Peggy-married Joshua Bass and lived 15 north of Clinton, NC in Sampson Co. Benajah(also spelled Benagh and Benji) Bass* b. Jan.28, 1811 or 12 d. Sept. 7, 1882 Maargaret Uriah
*Bengah Bass CARR married Sallie(Sarah) COBB (b. abt.1814-d. 1864) in abt. 1837. At the end of the Civil War he moved to Johnston Co. NC. They had the following children: Harry( or Mary) b. abt 1838 Reddin b. abt. 1840 John b. abt 1845 Sue b. abt. 1841 Asha b. abt.1843 Charlie b. abt. 1844 Joshua b. abt. 1848 Sallie(Sarah) b. after 1850 census
After Sallie Cobb's death, Bengah CARR married Mary Ryals(Royal or Rials) on July 13, 1865. Mary was born in Johnson Co. NC in abt 1835. LDS ordiences were done for Bengah CARR, Sallie Cobb and Mary Ryals. Bengah CARR and Mary Ryals had the one child, a son: *Hannibal H. b. 9-16-1866 in Johnston or Sampson Co. NC, d. 6-14-1942 in Miami, FL
Bengah CARR was a house carpenter and seemed to have moved around and lived in Sampson, Johnston and Wayne counties in NC. *Hannibal CARR married Martha A. COX b. 11-27-1868 in Goldsboro, Wayne Co. ,NC Martha died 1-28-1947 in Goldsboro, NC.
Hannibal was a well driller and moved around between Sampson, Wayne and Johnston Co. NC and Florida He and Martha had the following children: Infant- b. 10-8-1891 never named, may have been stillborn *Archie Melrose b. 10-25-1894 Goldsboro NC d. 7-6-1971 Miami, FL Arthur Vick b. 7-21-1898 Goldsboro, NC d. 4-23-1982 Philadelphia, PA Walter b. 6-26-1900 died young, date unk. George Garland b.6-26-1903 Goldsboro, NC d. 2-13-1984 Fayetteville, NC
In the 1910 census of Wayne Co. NC, Martha(Mattie) and Hannibal CARR lived next door to Martha's mother Penelope Holloman Cox and Martha's sister Sallie COX. Penelope (listed as 64 yr old)was listed as a widow so that means that her husband(and first cousin), William BASS COX died before 1910. Penelope was listed as head of the house and she was listed as owner without a mortgage. Sallie COX(later Ramsey) was 32 yrs old in this census and listed as a chief operator at the telephone exchange.
This information was taken from old letters written by Hannibal and Archie CARR and North Carolina census of 1850-1910.
In the name of God amen this fourth day of April in the Year our Lord one Thousand seven hundred & Sisty five I William Dixson of New Hanover County, in the Provence aforesaid Being weak in body tho' of sound mind and memory do first revoke and make utter null and void all other wills by me before made and to satisfy and ordain this to be my last will and testament in maner & form following. Impremises My wills and meaning is that all my just and lawful debts be immediately paid after my decease.Item: I give & bequeath to Brother Jonathan Dixson fifty acres of land whereon he now lives and all the improvements. Likewise two cows and calves, also one white mare and my wearing cloathes, one feather bed and furniture also my saddle an bridle and likewise all the money that is due to me------------
Signed sealed and delivered
in presence of