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Family Sheet

Name: Robert Orr Note Born: 10 Oct 1749 Married: 17 Jan 1772 Died: 8 Oct 1808 Father: John Orr Mother: Rachel Alexander
Name: Ann Hogshead Born: 12 Feb 1749 Died: 12 Feb 1841
Name: Elizabeth Orr Born: 28 Jan 1773 Died:
Name: John Orr Born: 15 Oct 1775 at Buncombe Co., NC Died: 6 Apr 1849 at Henderson Co., NC Wife: Jane Clayton
Name: Rachel Orr Born: 21 Jan 1777 Died:
Name: Ann Orr Born: 30 Apr 1779 Died: Bet 1824 and 1874
Name: Robert Orr Born: 25 Mar 1781 Died: Abt 1878
Name: Jeanette (janette) Gennett Orr Born: 9 Aug 1785 Died:
Name: Mary Orr Born: 25 Jan 1788 Died:
Name: William Orr Born: 18 Dec 1790 Died:
Name: Sarah Orr Born: 28 Apr 1793 Died:
Name: Matthew Orr Born: 21 Jun 1795 Died:
Name: Martha Orr Born: 21 Jun 1796 Died:
1). Robert Orr was born on boat coming to America. Robert Orr was a Revolutionary War Soldier. A revolutionary Warmarkeris by his grave. Family names and dates extracted from the Ephriam Orr Bible,recordskept by Henrietta Orr Shipman, and from the family treeprepared byMiss Hattie Orr in 1924. CONTINUED FROM FIRST FAMILIES OF OLD BUNCOMBE The following records have been taken from the Ephriam Orr Bible fromrecords kept by Henrietta Orr Shipman and from the Family Treepreparedby Miss Hattie Orr in 1924. Robert Orr son of John and Rachel Orr , born October 10, 1749,married January 17, 1772 to Miss Ann Hogshead, born February 12, 1749,dau of Walter Hogshead. Walter Hogshead served in Capt.Alexander sCompany in the Militia 1766. His Will was dated 16September 1766.Walter Hogshead s father was John Hogshead who camefrom Scotlandabout 1685 90. He died in Augusta County, Virginia1756. Thechildren of Robert Orr and Ann Hogshead were 1. Elizabeth, b. 28 Jan. 1773, m. ?Johnson 2. John, b. 15 Oct. 1775 m. Jane Clayton 3. Rachel, b. 21 Jan. 1777 4. Ann, b. 30 April 1779 m. Robert Hamilton 5. Robert, b. 26 March 1781 6. Janet, b. 9 August 1785, m. Joel Patton 7. Mary, b. 25 January 1788 m. ?Blythe 8. William, b. 18 December 1790 m. Elizabeth Shuford 9. Martha, b. 21 June 1796 m. Joe McKey 10.Sarah, b. 28 April 1793m. David Shuford CONTINUED ON JOHN ORR PAGE


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