From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 408, West Point Township, White County, Indiana
"MARY A. CARR was born in Clark County, Ohio, August 7, 1824, and is one of the seven children of SAMUEL and ELIZABETH (HEMPLEMAN) BRIGGS, the names of which children were LUCINDA (deceased), MARY, MATILDA, AMOS, CHARLES, ELIZABETH and HENRY (deceased). MRS. CARR left Clark County at the age of eighteen, and removed to Fayette County, where she remained some years; then returned to Clark County for several years, when she removed to White County (Indiana); located in Prairie Township, and in March, 1869, took up residence in West Point Township. On April 3, 1843, she was married to MARTIN S. CARR, to which union were born four boys - WALTER, JOHN, SAMUEL and SOLOMON. WALTER and SAMUEL were members of the same regiment - Eighth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, the former having served in the Forty-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry in many battles, and receiving but a slight wound; he was discharged in June 1865, and SAMUEL in August of the same year. MRS. CARR resides five miles southwest of Reynolds, on an excellent farm of 235 acres, forty of timber being in Princeton Township. The land is productive and well improved. The products are principally corn, oats and hay. SAMUEL CARR gives some attention to stock, and contemplates making a specialty of raising and dealing in cattle."