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John Orr (b. Abt. 1658, d. August 09, 1751)John Orr was born Abt. 1658 in Ireland, and died August 09, 1751 in Brunswick,Me.He married Ann Skolfield.
Notes for John Orr:
1. Based on information provided by Rev. Charles Nelson Sinnett, the Orrs and Skolfields came to America on the same ship "Ann" in 1730, arriving in Boston from Londonderry, Ireland.In 1742, the Orrs and Skolfields settled in Brunswick, Me. where they bought large tracts of land.John and Ann(Skolfield) Orr are buried in the old cemetery of the first church there.
2. According to Mary Newton, who is descended from Lettice Orr, he was born in 1678, in Colerain,IR.
More About John Orr:
Burial: First Parish Church Cem., Brunswick, ME.
Children of John Orr and Ann Skolfield are:
- +Joseph Orr, b. 1710, Ireland, d. May 25, 1786, O rr's Island, Me.
- +Mary Orr, b. 1714, Ireland, d. August 01, 1771, Brunswick,Me.
- +Clement Orr, b. Abt. 1718, Ireland,d., O rr's Island, Me.
- John Orr, b. Abt. 1720, Ireland, d. Abt. 1771, Brunswick, ME.