Thursday, October 31, 2019

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1830 U.S. Census Record for Martin Caringer 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 1830 United States Census record for the Martin Caringer household in Sandy Creek township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania:

The Martin Carringer entry is the tenth entry from the top of the page (between Daniel Spangler and Henry Carringer):

The  Martin Caringer family information from this record is:

* Head of household:  Martin Caringer

*  1 male aged 20 to 29 years (probably son Joseph born 1805)

*  1 male aged 70 to 79 years (certainly Martin, born in about 1758)

*  1 female aged 60 to 69 years (certainly wife Molly Carringer, born in about 1768)

The source citation for this record is:

1830 United States Federal Census, Population Schedule, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, Sandy Creek township; page 237 (penned); digital image, ( : accessed 20 October 2011); citing National Archives Microfilm Publication M19, Roll 149.

Enumerated just above Martin Carringer was my 3rd great-grandfather, Daniel Spangler (1781-1851), and just below Martin was 3rd great-grandfather Henry Carringer (1800-1879).  Their children, Rebecca Spangler (1832-1901) and David J. Carringer (1828-1902) married in 1851, and eventually died in San Diego.  

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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