Dec. 13, 1827 Carrollton Greene County Illinois, USA
Sep. 16, 1906 Carrollton Greene County Illinois, USA
Eldest child of William and Mary Goode Carlin (both buried at Carrollton Cem.), attended the common schools of Greene Co., IL. After the death of his father, he was appointed by Judge Woodson, Circuit Clerk, to fill the unexpired term of his father; he was appointed Deputy Sheriff under William Halbrit for 2 years. He was elected to Circuit Clerk until 1876.
Married 1: Jennie Eliza Burney Married: 2 Dec 1868 in Delhi,Jersey, Illinois
Children: Jennie Vilette CARLIN b: 5 Nov 1879 in Carrollton,Greene,Illinois
He married (2) Mary Jane Kelly, daughter of Andrew Kelly of Carrollton, and they had 3 children: Louisa married William L. Robards, and 2 others.