Thursday, October 24, 2019

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1820 U.S. Census Record for Martin Carringer Household in Mercer County, Pennsylvania

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - a chance to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the 1820 United States Census record for the Martin Carringer household in Sandy Creek township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania:

The Martin Carringer entry is near the middle of the page (between Curry and Condit):

The  Martin Carringer family information from this record is:

* Head of household:  Martin Carringer

*  1 male aged 10 and under 16 (certainly son Joseph born 1805)

*  1 male aged 16 to 18 (probably son Solomam born 1802)
*  3 males aged 16 and under 26 (certainly son Henry born in 1800, son George born in 1795, and one other male)
*  1 male aged 45 years and over (certainly Martin, born in about 1758)

*  2 females aged 16 and under 26 (perhaps Catherine born in 1792, and one other female)
*  1 female aged 45  years and over (certainly wife Molly Carringer, born in about 1768)

*  2 persons who are foreigners and not naturalized
The source citation for this record is:

1820 United States Federal Census, Population Schedule, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, Sandy Creek township; online database, ( : accessed 20 April 2010), Page 199, citing National Archives Microfilm Publication M33, Roll 107.

Martin Carringer (about 1758-1835) married Maria Magdalena "Molly" Hoax (1768-1851) in 1785, and they had eight children between 1785 and 1805, with all born before the 1810 census. 

Martin and Molly (Hoax) Carringer are my 4th great-grandparents, through their son Henry Carringer (1800-1879) who married Sarah Feather (1804-1848).


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