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Lewis Henry "Boss" Carroll
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1877
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 1967
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

Parents: Thomas & Louisa Carroll.

1880 U.S. Census for Dickerson, Lewis Co., Missouri:
Thomas Carroll M 42 yrs, b. 1838 Kentucky; farmer
Wife Louisa Carroll F 34 yrs, b. 1846 Kentucky
Dau Barbary Carroll F 12 Kentucky
Son Charles Carroll M 9 Kentucky
Son John Carroll M 7 Missouri
Dau Alice Carroll F 5 Missouri
Son Louis Carroll M 3 Missouri
Dau Julia A. Carroll F 1 Missouri

Lewis (Louis) registered for the World War I draft on Sept. 12, 1918 in Carthage, Hancock Co., Illinois. He resided in Tennessee, McDonough Co., Illinois. He was married to Mabel May Carroll. He was a farmer. He is described as medium height, slender build with blue eyes and dark brown hair.

Lewis registered for the World War II draft in Plymouth, Hancock Co., Illinois on April 27, 1942. He confirms his birth date as 1 June 1877 (he's 64 yrs old); he states he was born in Monticello, Missouri. His contact info are Clifford Carroll, Lewistown, [Fulton Co.] Ill. and Everett McDaniel, Plymouth, Ill. He is described as 5'7", 125#, with blue eyes, gray hair and having a ruddy complexion.


"Belknap cemetery is located on the old Belknap farm near the center of the south half of section 14. This farm is presently owned by Orie Clausen of Tennessee, Illinois. It is necessary to hike across a field to reach this cemetery. Many Belknaps are buried here and this cemetery might be called the Dill Cemetery, as the older Mrs. Belknap was a Dill.

"The oldest monuments standing have the inscription "Mary, wife of Joseph Fawver, Senior born in Virginia and died April 16, 1863.

"There was the burial as recently as 1948 that of Melinda Belknap, and in 1967, a Lewis Carroll was buried there. This small cemetery is fenced."

(From From the description, it appears to be impossible to photos of any of the headstones.

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  May Mabel Belknap Ridings (1882 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Belknap Cemetery
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Oct 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77835212

- Marcia
 Added: Dec. 18, 2013

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