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Orrs from Scotland

Orrs from Scotland

Posted: 20 Oct 2000 12:44AM GMT
Edited: 12 Jan 2004 7:03PM GMT
John and Rachel Orr were married in Scotland Oct 11,1726
they had six children they came to America 1749.


Brenda Orr (View posts)
Posted: 12 Nov 2000 12:03AM GMT
Do you know where they landed in America, or names of their children. I have a Hugh Orr born 1777. Supposedly family came from Ireland but I heard alot came from Scotland and then to Ireland.

orr Rachel and John

Posted: 23 Nov 2000 8:54AM GMT
Edited: 12 Jan 2004 7:03PM GMT
I don't know where they landed but my branch
settled in North Carolin. Rachel and John had
7 children Mary 1727,John 1730,Ann 1735,
William 1742,Rachel 1745,Robert Oct 10,1749
Robert is my great,great,great,great grandfather
He was born on the way to America. My branch
of the orrs settled in Brevard North, Carolina
My grandfather and grandmother moved to
washington state late 1800s

re:David Orr

brenda (View posts)
Posted: 23 Nov 2000 9:27AM GMT
any Hugh Orr born 1777?
Posted: 23 Nov 2000 8:58PM GMT
Edited: 12 Jan 2004 7:03PM GMT
The Orr family tree I have 1743-1924. The
only Orr born in 1777 on this family tree
was a Rachel Orr - married a Jonston. I can
not find a Hugh Orr on this family tree!
Posted: 29 Nov 2000 5:59PM GMT
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 1:23AM GMT
Hi David. My name is John Samuel Orr, Sam. I haave been doing my branch of the Orr Family for some four years. I haave compiled some 2500 names and connections. I will share any and all of what I haave with any Family members. Could you send me what you have on any of the Orr's. My email address is Please send your email address so we can communicate directly.
Sam Orr
Posted: 18 Dec 2000 1:16PM GMT
Edited: 12 Jan 2004 7:03PM GMT
The Hon. Hugh orr son of Robert Orr of Renfreswshire
Scotaland came tp America in1740 and made his home at
Brifgrwater ,Mass. In 1742 he married Mary
Bass,by whom he was the father of Robert,Jenn
and Hugh. Both Robert and Hugh fought in
revolunary War. A Hugh, which may have been
the one above was living in Charleston Mass
before 1760 in which he married Eliabeth Halseyu, by whom
he was the father of Jane,Hugh and Elizabeth

Hugh Orr

Brenda Orr (View posts)
Posted: 19 Dec 2000 12:31AM GMT
Do you have the birthdates of the Orr's in this line specially Hugh's? It could be a match, sounds close anyway.

Hugh Orr

Brenda Orr (View posts)
Posted: 19 Dec 2000 12:37AM GMT
you can e-mail me at and don't get confused like I did, my name is Brenda Orr too.

Re: Orrs from Scotland

Posted: 12 Jul 2003 10:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Orr
Hey David, I'm also from John and Rachel Orr, and I come from Robert too, he's my great great great great great grandfather, cuz I am only 16. Any way, I wanted to inform you that that Rachel Orr that married a Johnston....well my grandfather found a correction, and has it written here....the Johnston has a arrow and then the name Joel Mackey. anyway, I wanted to know if you have any information of further back than John and Rachel. Or if you have any info on their daughter Rachel born in August 11, 1745.... Well if you do or don't please email me at
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