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CARR, Dabney, patriot, born in Virginia in 1744: died in Charlottesville, Virginia, 16 May, 1773. He moved and eloquently advocated a resolution to appoint inter-colonial committees of correspondence in resistance to British encroachments, which was adopted on 3 March, 1773. He married a sister of Thomas Jefferson.--His son, Dabney, born in April, 1773; died in Richmond, Virginia, 8 January, 1837, practiced law, was chancellor of Winchester district from 1811 till 1824, and judge of the court of appeals from 1824 till 1837.--Another son, Samuel, commanded the United States cavalry at Norfolk in 1812-'5.--His grandson, Dabney S., born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1803; died in Charlottesville, Virginia, 24 March, 1854, was for several years naval officer at Baltimore, and United States minister to Turkey from 1843 till 1849.
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