Hugh Orr1,2

M, #286, d. 6 December 1798
Father*Robert Orr2
Mother*Margarett (?)
Relationship6th great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceKEEN0014
     Hugh Orr was the son of Robert Orr and Margarett (?)2 Hugh Orr was born on 2 January 1715.2 He was born on 13 January 1716/17 in Lochwinnoch, Scotland.3 He married Mary Bass, daughter of Capt Jonathan Bass and Susanna Byram, on 4 August 1742 in East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.4,2 Hugh Orr died of Mortification of sore on shoulder on 6 December 1798 at East Parish of, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.5,6 He was buried at Lot A245, Central Cemetery, East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.7
     He immigrated in 1737.3 As of 17 June 1740, Hugh Orr lived in East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2 He became the father of Bethiah Orr on 23 August 1757.8 Hugh's daughter was married at wedding of Bethiah Orr and Adna Winslow Clift on 13 January 1777 in East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.9,2 His gravestone reads In memory of the Hon. HUGH ORR Esq who was born at Loch Winioch, in Scotland on the 13th of Jan 1717 and in the year 1737 removed to America and soon after settled in **where he died on the 6th day Dec 1798 in the 82d year of his age.3

References

     Hugh Orr has ID Tree 16, Individual 2 in Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree.2
Hugh Orr has ID 14 in Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree.10

Family

Mary Bass b. 21 March 1723/24, d. 27 July 1804
Child
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (paged)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Descendant Chart for John Alden
Indented Descendant Chart for John Alden
Last Edited23 Feb 2002

Citations

  1. [S17] Margaret Orr Nutter Alexander, Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000, (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), (Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in), ... Hugh Orr. He was born in Lochwinnoch, Scotland 13 Jan 1717 (OS) and died here in East Parish of Bridgewater MA 6 Dec 1798 at age 82. Birth date is listed on his gravestone, death is listed in East Bridgewater vital records. His parents were Robert & Margaret Orr. His wife was Mary Bass born 21Mar 1724 (Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol 16:462) died 27 Jul 1804 (Vital Records and Church Records).
  2. [S51] Edward Kennan Damon, Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree. A tree mostly built from previous works handed down in the family. Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in.
  3. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), Gravestone.
  4. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), 1st Parish rec VR2:271.
  5. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), (E)Bwtr 82d yr VR:375.
  6. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), Church Records.
  7. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), ch rec.
  8. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), BwtrVR:236.
  9. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), NEHGR 45:246 VR.
  10. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon).