Dr. William P. Marr was born 1819, the son of Alem Marr and Margaret Hunter. His wife was Annie Latimore.
About his wife's family.
The Renovo Record, Renovo, Clinton County, PA, Fri., March 9, 1900.
Died at Savannah, Ga.
Word was received, last week, by Mrs. A. L. Marr of this place, of the death of her nephew, Richard D. Lattimore, of Savannah, Ga. Mr. Lattimore was the son of the late William Lattimore, brother of Mrs. Marr. His family was well known in this county some years ago. Their last visit north was made about six years ago, when Mrs. Lattimore and two of her sons spent several weeks here. They took them to their southern home the friendship of all who had the pleasure of meeting them. In referring to the deceased, the newspapers of Savannah say that he was a gentleman of the highest integrity, a true Christian and a successful business man, succeeding his father to the head of one of the oldest and largest hardware houses in Savannah. He was buried with Masonic honors. His mother and three brothers, Drs. Rawlston and Harry H. Lattimore, and William Lattimore survive. He was 39 years of age.
The brother William Lattimore's findagrave is No. 185853428 and was consistently listed as a merchant in the census.
University of PA, Milton, Northumberland, PA, 1848, William P Marr
Jefferson Medical College, 1856, William P. Marr, 1848.
1850 Turbot, Northumberland, PA, Joseph Marr 22, a Farmer, real estate $17,000, William P Marr 30, a Physician, Charles Marr 18, a Farmer, Susan Marr 24, Margaret Marr 16, Augustus Marr 14, Mary Awld 22.
1860 Tamaqua, Schuylkill, PA, W. J. Marr 40, a Physician, real estate $5,400, personal estate $700, Annie 23, Isabella 4, Wm L. 2, Mary 7 months, Mary Geoglin 19.
1870 Lock Haven, Clinton, PA, Wm Marr 55, a Physician, personal estate $300, Anna 33, Wm 12, Mary 10, Reed 6, Aggie 4, Maria 1, Sarah Lucas 23, a servant.
William died in 1871. It is unsure if he died at Lock Haven, or Tamaqua, and he was buried in the Highland Cemetery, as noted on the Veteran's burial card. The 1871 death date is from a genealogical book referenced below.
His wife after his death:
1880 Lock Haven, Clinton, PA, Anna L Marr 42, widowed, William L. 22, Mary R. 21, Reed T. 16, Agnes L. 13, Maria H. 11.
1890 Veteran's Schedule, Annie L Marr, (for husband Wm).
Veteran's Burials: William P. Marr, Civil War Soldier, a Surgeon Lieut, in the 135th Reg. Pa. Inf., burial Highland Cemetery, Lock Haven, PA. (no death date listed).
Clinton County, PA Orphans Court Index.
Marr William P., Schuylkill Cty, File No. G-15, dated 10-4-1884, S. M. McCormick Guardian of Agnes, Reed, Maria, all minors. The date is not a death date, only file date.
From the book: "Colonel George Steuart and His Wife Margaret Harris, and their Ancestors, p. 385." (lineage of Wm Marr's family). Much, much more in the actual book.
Margaret Hunter daughter of Isabella Patteron and David Hunter:
Daughter Margaret Hunter b. 1798 d 1844, m. 1817 to Alem Marr b 1787 d 1843, of Milton, PA. children: William, Mary, Agnes, M, and Reed.
a. William Marr b 1819 d 1871 a doctor at Tamaqua and Lock Haven, m. Annie, children; William, Mary, Agnes, M. and Reed.
b. James Marr b 1821 d 1849 lived at Milton, Pa.
c. Isabella H. Marr, b 1823 d 1878 m 1848 W. S. Thompson, of Topeka, a merchant, children: Theodore, Robert S., William, Walter M, Ella, Isabella.
d. Susan Marr b 1825 d 1866, Milton, PA unmarried
e. Joseph Marr b 1827 d 1864 Milton, Pa, unmarried
f. Alem Marr b 1830, dead, Milton, Pa.
g. Charles Marr b 1832 d 1864, Scranton, pa. unmarried
h. Margaret Marr b 1834 d 1884, Milton, Pa.
i. Augustus P Marr b 1836 d 1882, merchant, Milton, Pa.
Genealogical and Biographical Annals of Northumberland County, PA, 296-301.
Joseph Marr was one of the pioneers of Turbut township, Northumberland co., Pa. He was born at Northampton county, Pa. June 15, 1750, the son of Lawrence Marr, supposed to have come to America from Scotland in the early part of the year 1700, who settled in Upper Mount Bethel township, Northampton Co., Pa. died (age ninety years) and was buried there.
Mr. Marr married Susanna Price, who was born April 27, 1754 and died Dec. 27, 1826. Mrs. Marr who was of Quaker ancestry, was the daughter of David Price, and Hannah Frampton. Through her mother she was descended from William Frampton, of England, who was appointed by William Penn, Feb. 23, 1685, a member of his Council held at Philadelphia, commissioner of Kent and Sussex counties, 1685-1686, and one of the signers of Penn's "Actual Treaty" with the Indians in 1685 for the land of the present city of Philadelphia and the adjacent country out to the Susquehanna.
The children of Joseph and Susanna (Price) Marr, all born at Upper Mount Bethel, Northampton Co., Pa. were: (1) Mary, born April 20, 1775, died Jan. 27, 1880. On Dec. 25, 1795, she married Robert Martin, lawyer, and they had four children, Jane, Susanna, Joseph, and James. (2) Hannah, born April 20, 1776, died Feb. 24, 1857. (3) David, born March 14, 1779, died Feb. 14, 1819, unmarried. (4) William, born March 26, 1782, died Dec. 18, 1823. (5) Joseph died Oct. 5, 1804. (6) Alem.
Alem Marr, son of Joseph and Susanna (Price) Marr, inherited the portion of the land, adjoining to, and also that on which Upper Milton was built, and lived in the stone house built by his father. He was a lawyer of prominence and served two terms as a member of the United States Congress. He married Margaret Hunter. Their children were: (1) Isabel married Edward Shippen, first mayor of Philadelphia. (2) Joseph, unmarried, was a farmer. (3) William, a physician, married Anna L. Ross, had had four children, three sons and one daughter. One son who is a physician, survives, and the daughter. (4) Charles became a physician. (5) Margaret W. ( 6) Augustus is deceased.
(There is much more in these pages, but only part included here is for this direct family).