CARR, JOHN PERKINS (1839 - 1899)

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Watsonville Pajaronian (May 25, 1899)
John P. Carr
Pioneer Cemetery, Watsonville

John P. Carr died Tuesday morning at his home near Pajaro, and his funeral will take place this afternoon at 2 o'clock. He moved across the river about two weeks ago, and soon after was stricken with pneumonia. The progress of the disease was rapid, and all efforts to stop it were futile. Mr. Carr was an old resident of this section, and was highly thought of by his many friends. He was a native of New Hampshire, in his 60th years and leaves a wife, two sons and two daughters.

Date of Birth: 1839-07-13

Date of Death: 1899-05-23

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Santa Cruz County

Plot: 14-20

Cause of Death: Pul/Pnmnia

Occupation: Lumberman

Complexion: Md

Eye Color: Gr

Hair Color: Gr

Last City: Pajaro

Native of: NH

Enlisted: 1861/05/01

Discharged: 1864/09/03

Military Unit: MA_ 20 Inf_ Co I

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: R-Bstn To 1861/07/31 E 5 MA

GAR#: N/R

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: Cemetery Survey

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0150

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “CARR, JOHN PERKINS (1839 - 1899).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133126. Accessed 12 Nov. 2019.