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The ancestors of the Corr family lived among the Strathclyde-Briton people of the Scottish/English Borderlands. Corr is a name for someone who lived in the parish of Hutton Corrie in the county of Dumfriesshire.

Corr Early Origins



The surname Corr was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Corr Spelling Variations


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Corr Spelling Variations



Spelling and translation were hardly exact sciences in Medieval Scotland. Sound, rather than any set of rules, was the basis for spellings, so one name was often spelled different ways even within a single document. Spelling variations are thus an extremely common occurrence in Medieval Scottish names. Corr has been spelled Corrie, Corry, Corey, Correy, Corrye, Corie, Cory, Cawrie, Cawrey and many more.

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Corr Early History


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Corr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Corr research. Another 351 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1194, 1296, 1379, 1398, 1449, 1526, 1547 and 1797 are included under the topic Early Corr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Corr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Corr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Corr Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Corr In Ireland


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Corr In Ireland



Some of the Corr family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Such hard times forced many to leave their homeland in search of opportunity across the Atlantic. Many of these families settled along the east coast of North America in communities that would become the backbones of the young nations of the United States and Canada. The ancestors of many of these families have rediscovered their roots in the 20th century through the establishment of Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. Among them:

Corr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Casper Corr, who landed in America in 1725 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Barbara Corr, who arrived in America in 1728 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Corr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Owen Corr, aged 31, who landed in Maryland in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Eleanor Corr, who setted in Philadelphia in 1818

Corr Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Corr, aged 19, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Sea Horse" in 1833
  • Mary Corr, who setted in Quebec, Canada in 1836

Corr Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ann Corr, aged 23, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Admiral Boxer"
  • Mary Corr, aged 21, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Warren Hastings"

Corr Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Rose Corr, aged 30, a servant, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jessie Osborne" in 1867
  • Patrick Corr, aged 23, a farm labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Chile" in 1873
  • Julia Corr, aged 20, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Chile" in 1873
  • John Corr, aged 1, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Chile" in 1873

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Corr Historic Events


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Corr Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Miss Helen Corr, aged 16, Irish Third Class passenger from Corglass, Longford who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived in the sinking in life boat 16 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

Other References

  1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  2. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  6. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Corr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Corr Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 2 September 2016 at 17:28.

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