Saturday, September 14, 2013

Chester Alonzo Carr

Chester Alonza Carr was the son of Nancy Catherine Bell and Thomas Jefferson Carr. He was born on April 8, 1868 in Pope County, Illinois.

In the Census 1880 he lived with his family in Monroe, Pope County, Illinois.

On June 2, 1892 he married Georgia Yates in Saline County, Illinois.

Their children were as follows:

Claire born 1897

Lloyd born 1901

Loren 1905

In the 1900 and 1910 Census his family lived in Mountain Home, Baxter County, Arkansas.

In the 1920 and 1930 Census his family lived in Carbondale, Jackson County, Illinois.

Chester died on August 3, 1935 in Carbondale, Jackson County, Illinois.

update: 9/23/2013:
Chester is buried in Old Grand Pier Cemetery, Pope County, Illinois beside Georgia.
A picture of the gravestone can be found here.

His parents are buried in the same cemetery and can be found here:

Thomas J Carr  b- 1840  d- 1925
Nancy J Carr    b- 1843  d- 1924

According to the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index Online:
Thomas Jefferson Carr married Nancy Catherine Bell on August 14, 1862 in Pope County, Illinois

Other Carr gravestones can be found in this same cemetery here:

Resources: Census, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Illinois Death Database, Family Data Collection, info on

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