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Joseph Henry Karr
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1870
Drakes Creek
Madison County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1949
San Bernardino County
California, USA

JOSEPH H. KARR Joseph H. Karr, retired Rialto shoe shop owner, died Friday in a San Bernardino hospital. He was 79, a native of Drakes Creek, Ark He resided at 333 North Orange street Rialto. Mr. Karr is survived by four daughters. Mrs. J. C. England of Colton. Mrs. C. A. Powell Of Mi- K.mi DHa Mrs H. ....Mexico and Mrs. J. H. Kaeske of Bartlesville, Okla.; two sons. Erick E. Karr of San Bernardino and Dane Karr of Colton; three, brothers. Harvey B. of Long Beach, Raymond of Yucaipa and Millard of Arkansas. Four grand-children and five great-grandchildren also survive. He was a member of the First Christian church of Rialto and a former member of Woodmen of the World and Odd Fellows.

KARR-in San Bernardino. California, Aue. 19. 1949, Joseph H. Karr, 79, native of Arkansas. resident of Rialto, California. Funeral services chapel in Rialto. Interment in Rialto Park cemetery.

August 21, 1949
The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California Page 12

Joseph Henry Karr was born on August 11, 1870. He married Anna Mary Williams on August 6, 1893. They had eight children in 15 years. He died on August 19, 1949, in Rialto, California, at the age of 79.

Source Citation for Newspaper Article on 50th Wedding Anniversary of Joseph H. and Anna Mary Karr

Wedding 50 Years of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Karr residents of Rialto, California, who are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. They plan to keep open house at their home next Sunday afternoon (May 1944) for relatives and friends. In the presence of all their children, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Karr, of 333 North Orange Street, Rialto, today will celebrate their fiftieth anniversary. Although their fiftieth anniversary is today, Mr. and Mrs. Karr will hold an open house for friends and relatives at their residence Sunday. Refreshments will be served from 2 to 6 p.m. Prior to his retirement in January 1942, Mr. Karr operated a shoe repair shop in Rialto. Mr. Karr was born in Drake Creek, Arkansas in 1870 and Mrs. Karr was born in 1875 in Jasper, Alabama. Prior to coming to Rialto in 1936, they resided in Miami, Oklahoma for 20 years. The six children of Mr. and Mrs. Kar, who will help them celebrate their golden wedding are Mrs. Jim England of Horseshoe Bend, in the San Bernardino Mountains, Erick E. Karr of 598 Arrowhead Avenue San Bernardino, Mrs. C. A. Powell of Miami, Oklahoma, Mrs. Harold G, Dudley of San Francisco del Oro. Chihuahua, Mexico, Dane F. Karr of 283 West I Street, Colton, and Faye Karr of Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
**Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957

Name Anna Williams
Gender Female
Age 18
Birth Year abt 1875
Residence Egger, Polk, Arkansas
Spouse's Name J H Karr
Spouse's Gender Male
Spouse's Age 23
Spouse's Residence Ft Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas
Marriage Date 6 Aug 1893
Marriage License Date 4 Aug 1893
Marriage County Polk
Event Type Marriage
FHL Film Number 1009385
Household Members
Name Age
J H Karr
Anna Williams


Alma Karr 18951908
Maude Karr 18971971
Erick Earl Karr 19001958
Madge Karr 19011979
Ina Karr 19051910
Dane F. Karr 19061986
Faye Karr 19081988
Joseph Henry Karr; Jr. 19101910
Family links: 
  Mary Louise Honea Karr (1852 - 1885)
  Anna Mary Williams Karr (1875 - 1947)*
  Maude M Karr England (1897 - 1971)*
  Erick Earl Karr (1900 - 1958)*
  Walter Elvin Karr (1868 - 1946)*
  Joseph Henry Karr (1870 - 1949)
  John Raymond Karr (1877 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Rialto Park Cemetery
San Bernardino County
California, USA
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Record added: Aug 14, 2007
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Joseph Henry Karr
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