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Christian Carriger, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 28, 1779
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1846
Nevada County
California, USA

Spouse:
Lavica Ward Carriger
M. August 3, 1811 Carter County, Tennessee, USA

Children:
Henry Washington Carriger (April 16, 1808)
Daniel Stover Carriger (December 10, 1810)
Isaac Lincoln Carriger (October 1, 1812)
John Thomas Allen Carriger (October 13, 1813)
Elizabeth Carriger (April 30, 1814)
Nicholas Carriger (March 30, 1816)
Mary Lincoln Carriger (February 21, 1818)
Kathrine Carriger
Phebe Stover Carriger (November 3, 1822
Sarah Jane Carriger
Solomon Hendrix Carriger (December 13, 1824)
Levisa Carriger
Sarah Jane Carriger (July 19, 1830)
Caleb Cox Carriger (1832)


Birth:
July 28, 1779
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA

Residence:
1779-1782
(Age approx. 0-3)
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA

1782 - November 1840
(Age approx. 3-61)
Address:
Stoney Creek
Hunter, Tennessee, 37643

November 1840 - 1841 (?)
(Age approx. 61-62)
Warren County, Missouri, USA

1841 (?) - 27 April 1846
(Age approx. 62-67)
Andrew County, Missouri, USA

Religion:
1779-1782
Lutheran
Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA

Baptism:
July 1779
Red Zion Church

Religion:
1782 - November 1840
Baptist
Carter County, Tennessee, USA

Occupation:
Politican
Carter County, Tennessee, USA

State of Tennessee

House:
9th Session - Sept 7, 1812 Nashville
10th Session - Date, Place unknown
11th Session - Sept 18, 1815 Nashville
12th Session - Sept 15, 1817 Knoxville
13th Session - Sept 20, 1819 Murfreesboro
14th Session - Sept 17, 1821 Murfreesboro
15th Session - Sept 15, 1823 Murfreesboro

Senate:
22nd Session

General Assemblies:
1811-25, 1831-33, 1837-39

Appointed magistrate for Carter County, Tennessee is 1811.


War of 1812
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The Tennessee militia was divided into 2 divisions. The first division encompassed East Tennessee and was commanded by Master General John Cocke and Brigadier General Nathanial Taylor. The regiment from the 1st Division made up of of men primarly from Carter County, Tennessee was under the command of Colonel Christian Carriger.


In 1834 Carter County, Tennessee was divided into 10 Civil Districts. The five members on the committee that was appointed to divide the Civil Districts were:
-- James Keys
-- Lawson White
-- Jeremiah Campell
-- Taylor McNabb
-- Christian Carriger

Elected by the people in June 1838 as a district common school commissioner for the Ninth District:
-- Christian Carriger
-- Godfrey Nave
-- John T. Bowers
-- Henry C. Nave
-- Daniel Stover


Slavery
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Bequeathed to Christian Carriger Sr, from the Will of Mary Lincoln dated April 17, 1834 - Carter County, Tennessee, the following negroes:
-- Letty and 5 of her children,
-- Christby;
-- Tennessee,
-- Mardelia,
-- Nathaniel,
-- and Letty's youngest child.

Slavery Transaction
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John Cocke (Grainger County, Tennessee) to Christian Carriger, family of there:
-- Dolly, 45;
-- Bleavins, a mullatto, 3;
-- Cynthia, a mulltto, $500.00

Slavery
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In 1840 Christian Carriger owned a total of 8 slaves.



Death:
September 26, 1846
Sierra-Nevada Mountains, Nevada County, California, USA
Died at Donner Pass

Burial:
September 1846
South Fork of Yuba River
Nevada County, California, USA



 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Jane Carriger Nelson (1815 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
Created by: Gare Kunert Allen
Record added: Jan 20, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13072122
Christian Carriger, Sr
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The Prayer thoughts.
- Gare Kunert Allen
 Added: Nov. 18, 2008
"O Sovereign LORD, you have begun to show to your servant your greatness and your strong hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do the deeds and mighty works you do? Deuteronomy 3:24
- Gare Kunert Allen
 Added: Sep. 26, 2008
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16
- Gare Kunert Allen
 Added: Jul. 28, 2008
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