Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Treasure Chest Tuesday -- 1840 United States Census Record for Henry Carringer Household in Mercer County, Penn.

This week's Tuesday Treasure is the 1840 U.S. Census record for Henry Carringer in Sandy Creek Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania:

The record for the Henry Carringer household is the 5th record from the bottom of the page:

The extracted information for this census record is:

*  Head of household:  Henry Carringer
*  No. of males under 5 years:  1  [certainly son Henry Carringer, born in 1839]

No. of males aged 5-9 years:  2 [certainly sons George (born in 1832) and Cornelius Carringer (born in 1834)]
No. of males age 10 to 14 years: [certainly David Jackson Carringer (born in 1828)]
*  No. of males aged 40 to 49 years:  1 [certainly Henry Carringer (born in 1800)]
*  No. of females under 5 years:  1 [certainly daughter Sarah Carringer (born in 1837]

*  No. of females aged 5 to 9 years:  1 [certainly daughter Mary Carringer (born in 1835]
*  No. of females aged 10 to 14 years:  1  [certainly Eliza Carringer (born in 1827)]
*  No. of females aged 30 to 39 years:  1 [certainly wife Sarah Feather (born in 1804)]

*  No of females aged 70 to 79 years:  1 [probably Mary (Hoax) Carringer, born in 1768, Henry's mother]  

 The source citation for this birth/baptism record is:

1840 United States Federal Census, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Sandy Creek township; Page 376, Henry Carringer household; online database and digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); citing National Archives Microfilm Publication M704, Roll 474.

All of the known children as of 1840 of Henry and Sarah (Feather) Carringer are accounted for in this enumeration.  They have two more children in the 1840s.

Henry (1800-1879) and Sarah (Feather) (1804-1848) Carringer are my third great-grandparents, through their son David Jackson Carringer.

David Jackson Carringer (1828-1902) married Rebecca Spangler (1832-1901) in 1851, and are my 2nd great-grandparents through their son, Henry Austin Carringer (1853-1946).


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