Families - CAROTHERS

John Carothers (1794) is my 3rd g-grandfather. In 1814, he married Anna Mason. With her, they had 13 children, all in Wayne County, New York. According to obituary for son Charles, in 1838, the family moved to Crawford County, Pennsylvania, then in 1841, moved to Knox County, Illinois. Anna died around 1843, and John married Eliza Ouderkirk Miller in 1849. He died in 1864 and is buried in Elmwood, Peoria County, Illinois.

Goal
To learn more about his important life dates and events.

Objectives
1. Find marriage record to Anna Mason
2. Find 1800 and 1810 census

Immediate Family
1. (ggggf) John Carothers, b 7 Feb 1794, Wayne, New York, m1 Anna Mason, 14 Nov 1814, ?, m2 Eliza Ouderkirk Miller, 25 Oct 1843, Knox County, IL, d 7 Oct 1864, Elba, Knox County, IL.
2. (ggggm) Anna Mason, b 24 Aug 1794, ?, New York, m John Carothers, 14 Nov 1814, ?, d Abt 1843, Knox County, IL
3. (gggu) John Carothers (Jr), b 23 Oct 1815, Wayne County, NY, d 29 Nov 1827, Wayne County, NY.
4. (ggga) Nancy Carothers, b 4 May 1817, Wayne County, NY, m Silas R Swarts, 15 Nov 1859, Stark, IL, d ?, 1865, Knox County, IL.
5. (gggu) Thomas Jefferson Carothers, b 19 Jul 1818 Sodus, Wayne County, NY, m Louisa Knapp before 1842, Sodus, Wayne County, New York, d 15 Oct 1852, Sodus, Wayne County, NY.
6. (ggga) Betsy Elizabeth Carothers, b 20 Sep 1819, New York, d 20 Sep 1819, New York.
7. (ggga) Elizabeth Carothers, b 14 Sep 1820, Yates County, NY, m Joseph Davies Rhodes, 16 Aug 1840, Evansville, PA, d 2 May 1903, Toulon, Stark County, IL.
8. (ggga) Julia Ann Carothers, b 20 Oct 1821, NY, m Caleb Hall, 21 Mar 1844, Knox County, IL, d ???.
9. (gggu) George Washington Carothers b 14 Jun 1823, Wayne County, NY, m Narcissa Pearce, 11 Aug 1853, Knox County, IL, d 18 Sep 1912, Yakima, Yakima County, WA.
10. (gggu) Clarry Carothers b 3 Jul 1824, Wayne County, New York, d 8 Aug 1824, Wayne County, New York.
11. (gggf) Charles Carothers b 23 Jan 1826, Wayne County, NY, m Alfreda Hilton Ellis, 5 May 1855, Crawford, PA, d 14 Mar 1915, Corning, Adams County, IA.
12. (gggu) William Henry Carothers b 19 May 1827, Wayne County, NY, m ??, d 17 Nov 1848, ?.
13. (ggga) Sarah Louisa Carothers b 27 May 1830, NY, m Julius Ives, 29 Nov 1853, Stark County, IL, d 23 Mar 1906, Dickens, Clay County, IA.
14. (ggga) Olive Jane Carothers b 19 Sep 1831, NY, m Homer Laird, 20 Feb 1851, Stark County, IL. D 11 Dec 1913, Henry County, IL.
15. (ggga) Mary Delora Carothers b 22 Apr 1834, Wayne County, NY, m John Bombarger, 1 Apr 1852, Knox County, IL, d 22 Sep 1855, Polo County, IL.
16. (wife of ggggf) Eliza Ouderkirk b 20 Nov 1809, Wayne County, NY, m1 ? Miller, 25 Oct 1843, Knox County, IL, m2 John Carothers 12 Apr 1849, Knox County, IL, d 8 Jun 1879, Peoria County, IL.
17. (ggga) Anna Elizabeth Carothers b 2 Jul 1854, Knox County, IL, m William H Smith 31 Jan 1872, Knox County, IL, d 11 Mar 1905, Galesburgh, IL.

Resources.

1820 Census. 7 August. John Carothers. Lyons, Ontario county, New York. 7 August. Ages would be as follows: John 26, Anna 26, John Jr 5, Nancy 3, Thomas 2, Betsy E 1. Thus: Males under 10 – 2, males 26-44 – 1, females under 10 2, females 26-44 – 1, all people under 16 – 4, all people over 25 – 2, all people – 6.

1830 Census. No date. John Crothers. Ages would have been as follows: John 36, Anna 36, Nancy 13, Thomas 12, Elizabeth 10, Julia Ann 9, Charles 4, William Henry 3, George W 1, Sarah Louisa just born. Per census: males under 5 – 3, males 10-14 – 1, males 30-39 – 1, females under 5 – 1, females 5-9 – 1, females 10-14 – 2, females 30-39 – 1, total in house – 10. Address Jerusalem, Yates co, New York.

1840 Census. No date. John Carothers. Ages would have been as follows: John 46, Anna 46, Thomas 22, Elizabeth 20, Julia Ann 19, Charles 14, William Henry 13, George W 11, Sarah Louisa 10, Olive Jane 9, Mary Delora 6. Per census, males 10-14 -3, males 20-29 – 1, makes 40-49 – 1, females 5-9 – 2, females 15 to 19 – 2, females 40-49 – 1. Total in house – 11. Address Sadsbury, Crawford, Pennsylvania.

1850 Census. 20 November. John Carothers, 56, farmer, real estate 1,200. Can read and write. Lives with Eliza (41), Mary (16), Jane Ann Miller (12), Leovina Miller (9), John Miller (7), and Ellen Miller (4). Address Township 10 N 4 E, Knox county, IL.

1860 Census. 15 June. John Carothers, 59, farmer, real estate 4800, personal estate 700, birthplace New York. Lives with Eliza (50), John Miller (17), Ellen Miller (15), Ann E Carothers (5). Address Elba, Knox County, IL.

Marriage records
#1. No record found: 14 Nov 1814 to Anna Mason.
#2. The people of the State of Illinois, license for marriage to Mr. John Carothers and Mrs. Eliza Miller. 11 Apr 1849.

Military records
War of 1812 Service Records. John Crothers, Company Roger’s Regiment, New York Militia, rank induction, private, rank discharge, private. Roll box 50, Microfilm publication M602.
War of 1812 Service Records, John Crothers, Company 2 Reg’t (Dutton’s) New York Militia, Rank induction, sergent, rank discharge, sergent. Roll Box 50, Microfilm Publication M602.
New York, War of 1812 Payroll Abstracts for New York State Militia, for John Crothers. Rank, Private, paid from Sep 8 to Oct 8, 1814, $8.00. Organization Capt David Gordon, co of Col. David Rogers. Roll #2721, Wm Griswald P.M. Vol #51, page #1.
New York, War of 1812 Payroll Abstracts for New York State Militia, for John Crothers. Rank, Private, paid from Oct 8 to Dec 10, 1814, $16.51. Organization Capt. David Gordon, co of Col. David Rogers. Roll 2697, Wm Griswald, P.M., Vol #60. Remarks; Co. from Saratoga. In service at Brooklyn N.Y.

Probate records

Contributed 06 Jan 2010 by Margie Geiser [email protected]

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