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John Louis Koeppler 1, 2 was born 3 on 4 Aug 1882 in Wisconsin. He died 4, 5 on 7 Mar 1949 in San Diego, CA. He was buried 6 in CA. He married Elsie D. Rowe. John was born about 1880 in Michigan. He was born 7 in 1882 in Wis. He died about 1950 in WA. He resided 8 in 1930 in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Elsie D. Rowe [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3, 4 in Apr 1884 in Michigan. She died 5 on 25 Mar 1967 in Spokane, Washington. She married John Louis Koeppler. Elsie was born in 1884. She died in 1968 in Spokane, WA. She resided 6, 7 in 1900 in Menominee Ward 5, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 8 in Spokane. She resided 9 in 1920 in Spokane, Spokane, Washington.

They had the following children:

  M i Clayton T Koeppler
  M ii Jack Koeppler
  F iii Gladys Koeppler
  M iv William H Koeppler
  M v Richard Rowe Koeppler

Carl Alfred Betson 1 was born 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 on 9 Oct 1889 in Norway. He died 7 in May 1980 in Maryville, Blount, TN. He married Effie Lillian Rowe on 4 Apr 1914. Carl was born in Trundheim, Norway. He was born 8 in 1889 in Norway. He died in 1980. He resided 9, 10 in 1920 in Menominee Ward 2, Menominee, Michigan. He resided 11 in Not Stated, Menominee, Michigan. He resided 12 in 1900 in Marinette Ward 1, Marinette, Wisconsin. He resided 13 in 1900 in Marinette, Wisconsin. He resided 14 on 1 Jun 1905 in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin. He resided 15 in 1910 in Marinette Ward 1, Marinette, Wisconsin. He resided 16 in 1930 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1930, Carl worked in a candy factory.

Effie Lillian Rowe [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 23 Apr 1891 in Michigan. She died 4 in Oct 1980 in Maryville, Blount, TN. She married Carl Alfred Betson on 4 Apr 1914. Effie was born in 1891. She was born 5, 6 in Apr 1891 in Michigan. She died in 1980. She resided 7 in 1900 in Menominee Ward 5, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 8 in 1900 in Menominee Ward 5, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 9 in 1910 in Menominee Ward 3, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 10 in 1910 in Menominee Ward 3, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 11 in 1920 in Menominee Ward 2, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 12 in 1930 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

They had the following children:

  M i Roger Paul Betson

Jack Jutzy

Muriel E Rowe [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 4, 5, 6 on 1 Jan 1895 in Michigan. She died 7, 8 on 7 Oct 1981 in Nevada, California. She married Jack Jutzy. Muriel was born in 1895. She was born 9, 10 in Jan 1895 in Michigan. She resided 11 in 1900 in Menominee Ward 5, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 12 in 1910 in Menominee Ward 3, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 13 in 1910 in Menominee Ward 3, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 14 in 1915 in Beach, Golden Valley, 37.


Marion E Shaw 1 was born 2 in 1897 in Michigan. He died in 1968. He married Dorothy Rowe. Marion resided 3, 4 in 1930 in Maine, Cook, Illinois.

Possible: Social Security Death Index
Name: Marion Shaw
Date of Birth: Thursday December 03, 1896
Date of Death: April 1967
Est. Age at death: 70 years, 4 months
Last known residence:Park Ridge, Cook Co, Illinois, 60068
Social Security details:
State of Issue: Illinois
Number: 340-05-8414

Dorothy Rowe [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3, 4, 5 in 1904 in Michigan. She died in 1955. She married Marion E Shaw. Dorothy was born in 1902. She resided 6, 7 in 1910 in Menominee Ward 3, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 8 in 1920 in Menominee Ward 2, Menominee, Michigan. She resided 9 in 1930 in Maine, Cook, Illinois.

They had the following children:

  M i David Shaw

Joel Carrington 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born in 1794 in CT. He died on 14 May 1865 in Harbor Beach, MI. He was buried in Rockfalls, Cem, Mich. He married Almira Miles on 23 Oct 1817 in Bericksville, Cuyahoga, OH. Joel was born 6 in 1787 in Connecticut. He was born 7 in 1791 in Connecticut. He resided 8 in 1860 in Sanilac, Sanilac, Michigan. He resided 9 in 1830 in Clay, St Clair, Michigan Territory. He resided 10 in 1850 in Marinett, Brown, Wisconsin.

Other marriages:
, Unknown
Bartlett, Nancy

Joel was born in CT, lived in NY, OH, MI, IL, WI and died in MI
Married: Unknown, Almira Miles, Mrs. Nancy Boomer

Joel was born in NY or Connecticut in 1794 which was during a time when lands from the Great Lakes west to the Mississippi River and from the Ohio River north, had been awarded by Great Britain to the United States (1783) called the Northwest Territory. The prospect of open land drew Joel and his family to the virgin wilderness of Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin. Joel traveled first to NY where he met and married his first wife ------ in about 1814. They had a son, Mark in 1815 born in Geneseo, Genesee Co, NY. The couple continued west and Joels wife died. On Oct 23, 1817, Joel married Almira Miles in Bricksville, Cuyahoga Co., OH

The following was taken from the book, Portrait and Biographical Album of Huron County (Michigan), Chapman Brothers, Chicago, 1884.Joel Carrington, removed from St. Clair to Sanilac County. The latter was of English parentage and a native of Connecticut. He settled later in the State of New York, whence he removed to Ohio in the winter of 1816-7. They passed through Rochester, N Y., at a period when the buildings of the now peerless city of the Genesee Valley consisted of only two log structures of the humblest kind, one of them being utilized as a hotel. The transit was made with an ox team and sled; the mother, being overcome by fatigue from the long journey, died on the way. The family located 16 miles south of Cleveland, on a farm in the township of Hinckley, removing thence in May, 1830, by the steamer "Superior" of "Lake Superior" to St.Clair Co., Mich., landing there June 1, where they resided but a short time. The elder Carrington (Joel) leased a water-power saw-mill on Black River, belonging to Thomas H. Knapp, of Detroit, and conducted it two years. He then came to Birchville and leased a saw-mill, which he continued to manage the same length of time, removing thence to Lexington, where he bought 200 acres of Government land, opened a farm and made shingles and fished until 1840. In that year he went to one of the Fox Islands, belonging to the Manitou group, where he spent a year fishing. He went next to Bailey's Harbor, where he was occupied some time in farming and getting out cedar posts and timber, which he shipped to Chicago. In 1863 he moved to Sand Beach, where he died in 1865. He was three times married.

1820 Census Joel Carrington is listed in Strongville, Cuyahoga Co, OH
1 male under 10 (Mark, b. 1815, 5 yrs. old.)1 26-45 male (Joel)1 female under 10 (Birentha, b. 1818, 2 yrs old)1 female 16-26 (Almira, 1774-1804)In the same town is listed Theodore Miles, perhaps a brother of Almiras?Also in Cuyahoga is a Erastus Miles, Samuel Miles, Thomson Miles all living next door to each other.

1830 Census of Clay Township, St Clair Co, Michigan appearsJoel Carungton1 male,5-10, (Miles, b. 1822, 8 years old)1 male, 10-15, (Mark, b. 1815,15 years old)1 male, 40-50, (Joel, b. 1880-1890)1 female, under 5 (Lydia, b. 1828, 2 years old)3 females, 5-10 (Birentha should be 12. I don't know who the other two are. Maybe they are baby-sitting.)1 female, 20-30, (Almira. She should be 33 by now, but she's beginning to fudge a little.)

From Fred Buban:
In Shingle Shavers and Berry Pickers by Oliver Raymond it says, The first man to bring his family into what is now Sanilac County was Joel Carrington who came here in 1834 and built a home a mile or two north of Burtch. (p 5) Joel Carrington Laid the foundation for the lumber industry in 1834. Many years before a log was cut farther north he had cut thousands of oak planks by the whip-saw method for the growing boat industry. (p71) A post office was established at Lexington on January 20, 1846, with Mark Carrington as postmaster. He was a son of Joel Carrington, the first permanent settler in the county. (p 8)

1840 Census-..........Illinois..........Morgan Co...............p.459 #28Carrington, Joel1 male, 5-10, (James, b. 1834, 6 years old)2 males, 15-20, (Miles, b.1822, 18 years old) (Don't know who the other boy is. Mark is now 25 years old, and married to Rhoda Ann Butler.)1 male, 40-50, (Joel, b. 1790-1800)1 female, under 5 ( Did they have a child that died? A child of whom we have no record?)1 female, 5-10, (Lydia ?)1 female, 10-15 (Birentha?)1 female, 30-40 ( She should be 43, but who's counting)

In the History of Door County, written by CI Martin:
Mr. Carrington (Joel) was the first white settler in Baileys Harbor, having settled and left there about 1849. His son Miles, now resides at the HarborŒ and When we landed here in October, 1849, we learned that Griffin (Darius), Brooks, Carrington (Joel), and others from Peshtigo had been here during the same summer and fall - purchasing and clearing land, putting up buildings, and preparing to bring their families the next springŒ1850 Census.......Wisconsin.........Brown Co...........Marinett Town(ship) ..........p.8 Joel Carrington 63 b. Conn.Almira 43 (How does 53 sound? b. VermontBirentha 32 b. OhioJames 16 Farmer b. Mich.Next door at # 29George HagemanMary Ann HagemanOtisCatherineMiles Carrington 29 Cooper b. Michigan1860 Census.........Michigan.......Sanilac Co. Dwelling #664 Family #649 Joel Carrington 69 b. Conn.Nancy Carrington 45 b. Mass.Mary Boomes (Boomer?) 15 b.IllinoisWalter Carrington 5 b. WisconsinAlmira would have had to have died between 1850 (census) and 1854. Joel found himself a young thing, comparatively speaking, who was obviously a widow of Mr. Boomer and had a daughter named Mary, b. in Illinois. They had Walter in 1855.1870 Census Baileys Harbor, Door Co, Wisconsin
Bacon, Barintha 48 born: Ohio
Lois 10 born Wisconsin
Margaret 9, born Wisconsin
Henry 6 born Wisconsin

Carrington, Miles 47 Drygoods Merchant real estate value 1,000 born Ohio
Harriet 37 born NY
Ernest 11 born Illinois
Viola 5, born Wisconsin

Griffin, Darius S 54 Farmer born NY
Ann T. 42 born -Ireland
Otis 13born Wisc
Henry 6 born Wisc
Steele, Rosalind 21 born Wisc
William 4 born Wisc
Mary 2 born Wisc

Daniel Rowe 35, MW, Laborer, Born NY lived with Wm Higgins, Timber Merchant CT

1880 Census of Baileys Harbor, Door Co., Wisconsin
M.M. Carrington 58 Farmer born Ohio Father NY Mother NY
Harriet 56, born NY Father NY, Mother NY
Ernest 21 Fisherman 21 born Illinois Father Ohio, Mother NY
Viola 5 born Illinois Father Ohio, Mother NY
Eugene 9 born Illinois Father Ohio, Mother NY
Joel 6 born Illinois Father Ohio, Mother NY
Also in the household are
?Foote Andrew 30 Miller (unemployed 12 months) born Wisconsin Father Eng, Mother Eng
Roslie 18 wife Born Wisconsin, F Eng M Eng

(An interesting note for descendants of Viola and Russell BakerŒ
Next door to the Carringtons is the Anderson family where we find -
Baker, Russell 25, boarder, fisherman b-Michigan F-NY M-Michigan)

Also listed in 1880 census BH, Wisc
D.S. Griffin 63, Farmer Widowed, born Wisconsin F-Wis M-Ohio
?Henry 11 son, Born Ohio F-Conn M-?

next door is
Bacon, Barintha, age? Housekeeping, Born Wisconsin F-Illinois M-?
Francis? Age ? son, born Wisconsin, F-Ill M-Wis
Steel, Wm age ? son, born Wisconsin F Ill, M- ?
Mulburg, Jacob age 1 grandson born Eng F-Eng M-Eng-?

In obituaries in Door County Advocate:
Joel Carrington 4/14/44
Effie Carrington 9/2/1869
Mrs. Carrington who died Mar 27, 1897 at age 64 (Harriet Bulter Carrington, wife of Miles M.)
Miles M. Carrington who died May 22, 1897
Mrs. Eugene Carrington 11/20/1842
Eugene Carrington 5/30/1841

Joel is buried in Rock Falls Cemetery, Harbor Beach, Mich. He died May 12, 1865, and his cemetery stone says that he died "Aged 71".

This is a link to a map of early Bailey's Harbor with Joel Carrington's homestead marked with a star.
Baileys Harbor, WI

Joel and First Wife:
1.Mark (1815- 1894) married Rhoda Ann Butler

Joel and Almira Miles (1797-?)
1.Barintha Ashley (1818-1882) married Thomas W. Bacon
a. Lois (1860) married Daniel Rowe
b. Margaret (1861)
2 Miles M (1822/23-1897) married Harriet Butler
a. Ernest (1859-1916) M: Mary Jacobs
b. Viola (1865) married Russell Baker
c. Eugene (1871) M: Gertrude Matthews
d. Joel (1874) M: Alice
3. Lydia (1828-1857) married Darius Griffin
a. Alzada (1844) married William Fry
b. Mary E. (1846) married William F Wood
c. Delphine (1848) M: Henry Long
d. Rosalinda (1849-1880) married James Steele and Daniel Rowe (Nov 14, 1875)
Frances Edna (1876) M:Edgar Wheeler
Ansel (1878) M: Margaret Longley M: Sylvia Lerat
e. Otis (185701933) M: Mathilda Zander
4. James (1831-1913) M: Mary Ann Halderman

Joel and Nancy Boomer:
1. Walter Scott (1855)

SUMMARY

         A brief summary of the Carrington Family history taken fromresearch by Professor William T. Carrington who prepared the manuscriptin 1928.  He was the great grandson of Samuel Carrington.  Notes of Mrs.Marion Carrington Ellenwood of Wooster, Ohio, who was the greatgranddaughter of Albert Carrington.  Albert Carrington came from Milford,Connecticut in 1832 and is a descendant of Dr. Peter Carrington.  AlbertCarrington had three sons, George, Charles and Samuel.  These namesindicate that the father had heard of the Virginia and MarylandCarringtons since these names are quite common in these two groups.

           The family name can be traced to about 1189 when a soldiername Michael became the sword bearer for Richard the Lion Hearted (Kingof England 1189-1199).  Michael was decorated for bravery and made anaristocrat.  It is believed he took the name Carrington from the name ofthe village where he lived, Carrington, Chester County England.  The nameis found in ancient England, Scotland, Ireland and early American recordsin a variety of spellings; Carryton, Carrinton, Carinton, Carynton,Carrington, Carington and others.

Sir Michael died in battle but not before be fathered a son who becamethe ancestor of thousands of Carringtons in England, Ireland andScotland.  During the four centuries from the sword bearer to theCarrington immigrants, who came to America in the 1500's and 1600's, itis believed that some of their descendents became landlords identifiedwith the ruling class while others became tradesmen and craftsmenidentified with the working class.  This would help explain the diversityof the Carrington emigrants with some being aristocrats while others cameover as indentured servants.

There were three groups of Carrington emigrants that came to America fromIreland in the 17th Century.  One group settled in Virginia, another inMaryland and the third in Connecticut.  It is believed we are descendantsfrom Dr. Peter Carrington from the Connecticut Carringtons.  Dr. PeterCarrington lived in New Haven, Connecticut in 1692 and was considered anaristocrat.  At least fifteen of Dr. Peter Carrington's descendants weredoctors and were scattered from New England to the Pacific Coast, mainlyalong the northern tier of the states.

FIRST GENERATION

Joel Carrington

The surname Carrington appears to be of the type classified as "locative"(ie, indicating where the family originated). Quoting from "The OxfordGuide to Family History,"

"They are perhaps the most interesting group of all for the familyhistorian, for in certain parts of the country it is often possible topinpoint the exact origin of such a surname. If you have a copy of ThomasMoule's "The County Maps of Old England" published in 1836, you can findtwo tiny towns named Carrington--one in northern Cheshire not far fromManchester, the other in Lincolnshire between Bolingbroke and Boston.

The "ton" suffix means "town," "place of" or "settlement of." Quotingfrom "A Dictionary of Surnames" Oxford U. Press, 1989, p. 96:

Carrington, English and Scots: habitation name from any of the places socalled, in Ches., Lincs., and Lothian. The one in Lincs. is probably'settlent (OE tun) of Cora's people'; those in Ches. and Lothian seem tobe 'settlement associated with Cara'.

Hope this helps! :>)

Subj: History of Bailey's Harbor
Date: 9/14/00 3:52:50 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: brianwood@hrconferences.net (Brian Wood)
To: mjcwlc@cdepot.net
CC: Ctcbholmes@aol.com

Martin's history of Door Co., WI (1881) pg. 82 mentions in a letter fromSolomon Beery to C. I. Martin about the history of Bailey's Harborstates: when we landed here in Oct. 1849, we learned that Griffin,Brooks, Carrington, and others from Peshtigo had been here during thesame summer and fall-purchasing land and clearing land, putting upbuildings, and preparing to bring their families the next spring.

I hope this help in placing where James was born.

Regards,

Brian

Subj: Re: Joels' age
Date: 9/15/00 10:45:26 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: Ctcbholmes
To: brianwood@hrconferences.net

Dear Brian,

Where do you live? Are you far from Sand Beach or Harbor Beach? I hopethat you can confirm the location before going there, as someone told methat Sand Beach had been renamed Harbor Beach, and gave me the name ofthe cemetery. Of course, I do not know for sure, and would hate tomislead you. There is water in the background, so I am assuming thatthat is Lake Huron. If you do take any pictures, I would appreciate verymuch, your sending me a copy.

<< What is his age listed for on the census? The 1850 Census lists himas 63, right? How could they get hsi tombstone inscription wrong? Iknow that's what you've been trying to figure out all these years too....
>>
I would think that the stone would have more accuracy than the censuswould. If you have spent much time in looking at censuses (?), you haveprobably noticed that people did not age the same way that we donow.........like 10 years older every 10 years. I will send theinformation that I took from the censuses on Joel, and you will see thatbetween years 1850 and 1860, he only got 6 years older! I like thesystem, and would love to know how to do that today!

When you get it all worked out, let me know. Maybe one of those Joel'slisted is our gggrandfather. I'll look forward to hearing from you,

Cornelia

Posted by: Barbara Meier Date: November 02, 2000 at 12:36:56
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In a message dated 11/2/00 3:57:04 PM Eastern Standard Time,debriae@alaska.net writes:

I am researching the family of a John Smith, who was an early settler(before 1840) in Lexington, Michigan. John Smith was almost certainly aneighbor of Joel Carrington before 1840. Both men are referred to in the1884 history book, ". . . Biographical Album of Sanilac County." Then inthe 1855 state census of Door County, WI (town of Gibraltar), JoelCarrington is listed on the same page as John Smith and John E. Smith(presumed son of John Smith). The Smith family, like the Carringtonfamily, left WI and returned to Michigan. Does anyone know of anyconnections between the Smith and Carrington families? I have wonderedwhether a Smith daughter who I estimate was born about 1815 might havemarried a Carrington.

In 1830, Joel (Carungton) was living in Clay Township, St. Clair County,Michigan, with Almira, and 7 children. By 1840, he was in Morgan County,Illinois, with Almira and 6 children. Mark moved out in 1838, and I onlyhad 4 children listed for Almira and Joel.I have not added the childrenthat you sent me.

It is hard to believe the moving that Joel did. Every 10 years, he wasin another locality. 1820- Cuyahoga Co. Ohio
1830- St.Clair Co., Mich.
1840 - Morgan Co. Illinois
1850- Brown Co. Wisconsin
1860- Sanilac Co. Michigan

Son Mark, died January 3, 1894, in Port Huron, Michigan, and he and Rhodawere buried next to Joel at Sand Beach (Rock Falls Cemetery, HarborBeach, Michigan)

The following was sent to me last week.
The county was covered with forests and travel was difficult. A pioneer
account from the HISTORY OF SANILAC COUNTY 1834-1984 p. 225 states Upon
their arrival at the Fort (Ft. Gratiot) their packs were remade and onlythe
absolute necessitates could be taken as the balance of the trip, adistance
of about 24 miles, had to be made on foot. The balance of the belongings
were left at the Fort to be picked up at a later date. There were noroads,
only a trail made by the Indians through the woods. This story took place
about 1842.
The names of this pioneer and his wife were David & Susanna TaylorMcClure.
The first settler was Joel Carrington who came into the area that is now
know as Worth Twp. in 1834. Reuben Dimmon was 2nd settler and taught the
first school just south of the Village of Lexington. Early pioneers as
stated in the Portrait and Biographical Album-1884 included Dr. Woodard,
John Smith, Uri Raymond, John Ryan, William Leonard, George Smith; William
Austin, and the list goes on. See our complete list elsewhere.
Political unrest in Ontario and the promise of jobs in the lumber millsbrought many to Sanilac Co. These settlers were of Scotch, Irish andEnglish nationality. By 1860, the townships of Fremont, Speaker, MapleValley, Buel, Elk, Washington, Marlette, Bridgehampton, Forester, andAustin had been organized and the southern part of the county was beingcleared for farming. The first newspaper was The Sanilac Jeffersonianestablished at Lexington in 1858 and still in operation, is now locatedin Croswell.

In an article on the front page of The Jeff April 27, 1861 we read anaccount of a war rally to recruit soldiers to fight for the Union causein the Civil War. The Sanilac Pioneers, better known as Co. D, 10thMichigan Infantry with Capt. Israel Huckins was made up of many men fromSanilac Co. By 1870 all but two townships were organized. Evergreen,1873, Custer in 1877 and Wheatland in 1881 completed Sanilac Co. as weknow it today.

Sanilac Co. is an agricultural county with sugar beets, corn, wheat,oats, soy beans, and hay as its major crops. Some of Sanilac Countiestourist attractions are the Sanilac Co. Historical Museum in PortSanilac; the historic Sanilac Petroglyphs in Greenleaf Twp.; thepicturesque village of Lexington; Croswell's Swinging Bridge; and manyother interesting sites.

Since St. Clair Co. and Sanilac Co. are adjacent to one another, it iseasy to see how he could have gone from St.Clair in 1834 to Sanilac Co.

Cornelia
In a message dated 1/10/01 10:06:55 PM Eastern Standard Time, KGrimm3678writes:

Subj: Joel Carrington (1794--1865)
Date: 10/24/01 12:56:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: jimandbob@worldnet.att.net (James Carrington)
To: ctcbholmes@aol.com (Cornelia B. Holmes)

Hi Cornelia,

I'm not sure whether I contacted you last year concerning your JoelCarrington, b. in Conn. about 1794. I have three Joels in my Carringtongenealogy, but none of them seem to correspond exactly to your Joel.They are:

1. Joel Carrington: b. 1768 in CT, m. Nancy Bullock
(son of Aaron 1746-1805)
2. Joel Carrington: b. 1790, m. Lucina Peck 12 Mar. 1815, d. 1852
(son of Samuel 1750-1819)
3. Joel Carrington: b. 1808 in Washington Co., NY
(son of Eli 1772-1869)

These Joels are all descendants of Clark Carrington (1678-1744/5). Thisline of Carringtons seems to have migrated into NY State in the late1700s or early 1800s. Some of them settled near Hartford in WashingtonCounty, NY, just over the boundary from Vermont. Some later moved intocentral NY State (e.g. Steuben County).

It seems likely that there's a connection somewhere with your Joel. Haveyou been able to trace your Carrington line back to at least themid-1700s in CT? We ought to find a connection there somewhere.

Best regards,
Jim Carrington
Dear Jim,

I do appreciate so much your writing to me. My Joel Carrington seems tobe a complete brick wall, and, if you don't mind, I would like to giveyou what little information as I have about him.

I have a picture of his cemetery stone, at Sand Beach, Michigan,stating:
J.Carrington
Died
May 12, 1865
Aged
71 Years

The following was taken from the book, Portrait and Biographical Album ofHuron County (Michigan), Chapman Brothers, Chicago, 1884.

Mark Carrington, whose name is inseparable from the history of thedevelopment of the earliest lumber interests of the Huron peninsula, is amember of the business house of T. Winsor & Co., merchants and saltproducers at Port Austin. He has been a resident of this section ofMichigan since 1830, when his father, Joel Carrington, removed from St.Clair to Sanilac County.

The latter was of English parentage and a native of Connecticut. Hesettled later in the State of New York, whence he removed to Ohio in thewinter of 1816-7. They passed through Rochester, NY., at a period whenthe buildings of the now peerless city of the Genesee Valley consisted ofonly two log structures of the humblest kind, one of them being utilizedas a hotel. The transit was made with an ox team and sled; the mother,being overcome by fatigue from the long journey, died on the way.

When the writer says, of English parentage, I don't know if that meansthat his parents are recently from England, therefore making Joel firstgeneration American, or if that means that in spite of the AmericanRevolution, his parents still considered themselves to be purely English.

When it says, He settled later in the State of New York, that indicatesthat he moved from his birthplace of Connecticut at some point in hislife to New York. His son, Mark, was born in July of 1815, so it seemsthat he would have been married in 1814. He would be only about 20 yearsold, which seems rather young to me to be married during those verydifficult, adventurous years. He would, therefore, not be found as headof household, as the census of 1810, would have enumerated his beingabout 15 years old. Since he went to New York, I would assume that hemarried in New York, but I have not been able to access any marriagerecords.

So, at this point, I do not know his parents names, nor his first wife.His second wife was Almira Miles, b. July 11, 1797, Vermont, d. aft.1850, m. October 23, 1817, Bricksville, Cuyahoga, Ohio. His third wifewas Nancy Boomer, b. abt. 1815, in Massachucettes, whom he married after1850.

1. Joel Carrington: b. 1768 in CT, m. Nancy Bullock
(son of Aaron 1746-1805)
Did this Joel have children? Were any named Joel?

2. Joel Carrington: b. 1790, m. Lucina Peck 12 Mar. 1815, d. 1852
(son of Samuel 1750-1819)
For a while, I though that this might be the Joel that I was lookingfor. I had been over to the LDS Family Center, and someone had enteredthis, and listed the successive wife as Almira Miles, but had no dates orother information for Lucina. It was this summer that I found that
(318) Leuina, b. May 13, 1790, m. Joel Carrington, d. May 5,1847. couldnot have been the first wife, because Joel's first wife died in 1816-17.
3. Joel Carrington: b. 1808 in Washington Co., NY
(son of Eli 1772-1869)
This one would be born too late.

These Joels are all descendants of Clark Carrington (1678-1744/5). Thisline of Carringtons seems to have migrated into NY State in the late1700s or early 1800s. Some of them settled near Hartford in WashingtonCounty, NY, just over the boundary from Vermont. Some later moved intocentral NY State (e.g. Steuben County).
His son, Mark, was born July 11, 1815, in the village of Geneseo,Genesee Co., N.Y. That is northwest of Steuben County, so I don't knowif there would be a relationship to Steuben County or not. At this time,of course, he was married, so he may have left his family somewhere else,and was establishing his own home, or living with his wife's family.

Thank you for writing to me, and hope that if you find a lost Joel, orlost first wife, that you will let me know.

My best to you,
Cornelia Holmes in North Carolina

1. Joel Carrington: b. 1768 in CT, m. Nancy Bullock
(son of Aaron 1746-1805)

Did this Joel have children? Were any named Joel?
I have record of only one child: Eli Carrington b. 18 Oct. 1807 inWashington Co., NY; m. Mary Dickey 14 April 1832 in Allegany Co., NY; d.25 Oct. 1876 in Waupun, Dodge Co., WI. Eli and Mary had a child Matildab. 20 Feb. 1834.

Record of the Bartholomew Family , Page 266
Dec., 1843; res. Burton, O. 233 Joel Carrington7 (Jedidiah6, John5,Abraham
Data Introduction

These are the references to the Carringtons in Shingle Shavers and BerryPickers by Oliver Raymond:

p 5
"The first man to bring his family into what is now Sanilac County wasJoel Carrington who came here in 1834 and built a home a mile or twonorth of Burtch."

p 8
"A post office was established at Lexington on January 20, 1846, withMark Carrington as postmaster. He was a son of Joel Carrington, the firstpermanent settler in the county"

p 47
Mark Carrington also appears on the ledger of Uri Raymond's store in 1861.

Also the following are references in the Sanilac County'ssesquicentennial book Sanilac County History -- 1834-1984

p 71
"Joel Carrington laid the foundation for the lumber industry in 1834.Many years before a log was cut farther north he had cut thousands of oakplanks by the whip-saw method for the growing boat industry.

p 254
"On July 15, 1860 Charles Richerman purchased 40 acres of land insection 21, Town 11 North, Range 16 East, in Sanilac Township from JohnL. Woods and his wife, Emily A. Woods, and Mark Carrington and his wife,Rhoda Ann Carrington of Lexington, for $160.00."

Almira Miles 1 was born on 11 Jul 1797 in Randolph, Orange Co., VT. She married Joel Carrington on 23 Oct 1817 in Bericksville, Cuyahoga, OH.

They had the following children:

  F i Berintha Ashley Carrington
  M ii Miles M. Carrington
  F iii Lydia Elizabeth Carrington
  M iv James Carrington

David N Rowe 1, 2, 3 was born 4 on 11 Jul 1803 in NY. He died on 2 Feb 1852 in Schodack Center, Rensselaer, NY. He was buried in East Greenbush Refomed Church, E Greenbush, NY. He married Susanna Link on 6 Dec 1825 in Nassau, Rensselaer, NY. David resided 5 in 1830 in Bethlehem, Albany, New York. He resided 6 on 1 May 1832 in Schodack, Renssalaer Co, NY. He resided 7 on 1 Jun 1840 in Schodack, Rensselaer, New York, USA. He resided 8 on 1 Jan 1843/1852 in Schodack Center, Renssalaer Co, NY. He resided 9 in 1850 in Schodack, Rensselaer, New York.

In 1830 David N Rowe first appears in the Bethlehem, Albany Co, NY Census. He would have been 27. Perhaps his mother, was living with them. Later on, Susannah's mother lives with them, but this older woman (40-50 years old) is too young to be Elizabetha Link who would have been 64. It might be useful to look at other Rowe families in the area at the time to locate potential siblings for David.

The NYS Library owns rental records from Stephen Van Renssalaer who owned the patent for all of Renssalaer Co in the 1700's and early 1800's. Among the records is the rental agreement for David N Rowe. On May 30, 1832 David is shown to have taken over the farm of Shubal Kelly in Shodack, Renssalaer Co, NY, page 934 Roll A2 of the East Manor.

David N Rowe appears in the 1840 census of Shodack, NY with his family and an older woman 40-50. Elizabetha would have been 74.

David appears again on his own farm in the East Manor, Ledger D on page 86 on Jan 1st 1843 until Sept 28, 1852. After that date, Zachariah's name appears on the farm records. David died in 1852. the records continue until 1861. Written below the rental dates and expenses are the words "Zachariah A & John L Rowe
Schodack Center
J W Rowe dead
Zachariah has purchased from heirs except
Conrnelia A and widow Susanah
1862 Agreement with CM Jenkins"

The 1850 census lists each of David's family by name which matches names and ages from the family bible records. With the family is Elizabetha Link, David's mother in law, age 84

East Greenbush, NY Refored Protestant Dutch Church lists the birth and baptism dates for David and Susan's children although they differ somewhat from the bible records.
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyrensse/gbrcbr.htm

Royden Woodward Vosburgh, ed. Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Greenbush at East Greenbush, Rensselaer County, NY, Vols. 1 (1788-1801) and 2 (1823-1910) (NY Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, January 1914 From microfilm, digital transcprition by Debby Masterson).

Cemetery Records for many family members: http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/BookView.aspx?dbid=20913&iid=dvm_LocHist007001-00070-0-0&sid=&gskw=Record+from+Complete+list+of+all+gravestone+inscriptions+in+Nassau-Schodack+Cemetery+at+Nassau%2c+Rensselaer+County%2c+N.Y.&cr=1

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyrensse/cemr7.txt

In the above cemetery listing is
Row, Henry born December 2, 1768 and his death 30th June 1822, aged 51 yrs, 6 mo, 28 dys
Christina, his wife d: nov 15, 1839 age 79 yr, 6 m 3 dys
In memory of John Rowe, son of Henry Y Christina Rowe who departed this life Oct 21, 1804 aged 5 y, 1 m, 21 dys.

Rowe, this stone is erected to the memory of Doct Benjamin Rowe who departed this life December 16, 1807 in the 32nd year of his age.

Sybil Ann Rowe, wife of George W Knowlton d: Aug 20, 1897 age 84 yr 9 mo, 5 d
George W Knowlton d: Oct 11, 1834, aged 80 yr, 8 m 25 d
Mary L, wife of Edwin H Griffith, b: Mar 26, 1833 d: May 5, 1912
"our little Gracie" 1870-1875
"Eddie" not dated
Charlotte Ann Knowlton, dau of Geo W and Sybil A Knowlton d: Feb 15, 1842 at 37, 10, 6 d
Also Fannie F., d: July 18, 1864 at 17 yrs 5 m, 1 d
Susan Rowe, wife of Leonard, d: May 21, 1827 aged 44.

Willett T Germond 1855-1922
Lydia A Rowe, his wife 1863-1921

David H Bink 1846-1929
Cornelia A Rowe, his wife 1843-1901
Matie E.

Susanna Link 1 was born 2 on 20 May 1798 in Manortown, Dutchess, NY. She was christened on 3 Jun 1798 in St Johns Luthera, Manorton, Colombia Co., NY. She died on 14 May 1892 in NY. She was buried in East Greenbush Refomed Church, E Greenbush, NY. She married David N Rowe on 6 Dec 1825 in Nassau, Rensselaer, NY. Susanna resided 3 in 1850 in Schodack, Rensselaer, New York. She resided 4 in 1870 in Schodack, Rensselaer, New York. She resided 5 in 1880 in Schodack, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

I found this incredible book in the library in Albany, NY called "The Palantine Families of NY 1710" by Henry Z Jones, Jr 1985 which is extremely well researched and documented. It includes Susannah and David and MANY generations back from Susan/Susannah.

They had the following children:

  M i Jeremiah Henry Rowe
  M ii Zachariah Abraham Rowe
  M iii John Link Rowe
  M iv William Thomas Rowe was born on 13 May 1833 in E Greenbush, NY. He was christened on 23 Jun 1833 in E. Greenbush, Rensselaer, NY. He died before 1900 in Richmond, IL. William resided 1 in 1860 in Salem, Kenosha, Wisconsin. He resided 2 in 1870 in Bristol, Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Rowe-NY to Kenosha WI Ancestry Community Posting
JodyNiles Posted: 6 Aug 2001 11:12AM jniles@mc.net

Surnames: Rowe, Rockfeller, Rugg, van Bogart, North
my ggg grandfather was William Thomas Rowe, b. 1833, d. 1917. He married Margaret Rockfeller and they had at least 5 children (I can confirm the names of John/Jack, Carrie, and Ida Bell). They resided in Kenosha County, WI during the 1870-1880s (specifically Bristol in 1875), but by 1900 were in the Richmond, IL/Lake Geneva, WI area. I notice a younger brother, Daniel also resided in Kenosha County.
  M v Daniel Edward Rowe
  F vi Rachael Elisabeth Rowe 1 was born 2 on 29 Dec 1838 in E Greenbush, NY. She died in 1866 in E Greenbush, NY. Rachael resided 3 in 1850 in Schodack, Rensselaer, New York.
  F vii Sarah Ann Rowe was born on 7 Sep 1840 in E Greenbush, NY. She was christened on 11 Jan 1841 in E. Greenbush, NY. She died on 31 Jan 1841 in E Greenbush, NY.
  F viii Cornelia Ann Rowe 1, 2, 3 was born 4, 5, 6 on 27 Jan 1843 in E Greenbush, NY. She died in 1901 in Nassau, Rensselaer, NY. Cornelia resided 7 in 1850 in Schodack, Rensselaer, New York. She resided 8 in 1900 in Cohoes, Albany, New York. She resided 9 in 1900 in Cohoes, Albany, New York.

Elmer W. Wheeler [Parents]

Other marriages:
, Gloira

Eunice died in 1975. She married Elmer W. Wheeler.

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