|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1808|
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 1869|
Morris Carothers was born 3 June 1808 in Kentucky. He died 17 February 1869, aged 60 years, 8 months, and 14 days, in Clark County, Illinois. He is buried in Connely Cemetery. He was the father of 14 children and farmed in Westfield Township.
His first wife, who died in Indiana, was Anna Hanna. They had 2 sons.
His second wife was Dedemiah (Connely) Mitchell, who he married 22 May 1831, in Indiana. She was a daughter of James Josiah Connely and his first wife, Mary Elizabeth (Miller) Connely. She was born 22 March 1806 in Ashe County, North Carolina, and died 16 July 1835, in Clark County, Illinois, buried in Connely Cemetery. She had two sons by a previous marriage, Abraham Mitchell (born 31 May 1826) and Josiah Mitchell (born 6 May 1829). They had a daughter and a son.
He married (3) 1 December 1835, in Clark County, Sarah Morrell. She was born I November 1815 and died 23 October 1849 in Clark County. They had 4 sons and 2 daughters.
He married (4) 25 March 1952, in Coles County, Mrs. Angeline Johns. She died 10 May 1881, aged 57 years and 2 days in Coles County, and is buried in Whetstone Cemetery. She was the widow of William Johns, who died 1 September 1851, aged 35 years, a son of James and Jane (Vint) Johns. Morris and Angelinehad 3 daughters.
Children of Morris Carothers: William Carothers, born 3 January 1827, Joseph Carothers, born 26 November 1827, Sarah Elizabeth (Carothers) Goble Rennels, born 12 March 1832, Jacob Carothers, born 20 October 1833, Thornton Carothers, born 30 January 1837, Clark Carothers, born 19 June 1839, John Carothers, born 13 December 1840, Andrew Jackson Carothers, born 25 February 1842, Amanda Jane (Carothers) Bishop, born 20 July 1843, Nancy Ann (Carothers) Biggs, born 25 December 1844, Mary Frances (Carothers) Fancher, born 8 July 1854, Lovina Isabelle Carothers, born 29 May 1858, and Joann Melinda Carothers, born 24 December 1860.
There is a large number of descendants of Morris Carothers still residing in Clark County, Illinois.
"History of Westfield Illinois and Northwest Clark County 1981"
Dedimiah Connelly Carothers (1806 - 1835)*
Sarah Elizabeth Carothers Goble (1832 - 1912)*
Jacob Crothers (1833 - 1911)*
Nancy Anne Carrothers Biggs (1844 - 1874)*
Created by: Don Carothers
Record added: Dec 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17221923
Morris Carothers is my ggg-grandfather.|
Added: Feb. 25, 2014