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William Porter Carrithers
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1821
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1866
Indiana, USA

h/o Mary Grimes born 21 Dec 1827 in Loudoun County, Virginia
died 19 Dec 1904 at the home of her son James Carrithers in Curtis, Washington.
Mary Grimes was the 6th child of George and Elizabeth (Donahoe) Grimes.

William died with his son, Alexander, by drowning in Birch Creek while trying to ford a swollen stream on horse back.

1850 Census Washington, Clay County, Indiana difficult to read this census
Wm Coruthers (Carrithers) age 30 b. Indiana Farmer $500
Mary Coruthers age 22 b. Virginia
Sarah Coruthers age 6 b. Indiana
Flavona Coruthers age 5 b. Indiana
Elenor Coruthers age 3 b. Indiana
Alexander Coruthers age 3/4 b. Indiana
1860 Census Sugar Ridge, Clay County, Indiana
(Ashboro Post office)

Porter Carrethers age 39 head b. Indiana $5000 $850
Mary Carrethers age 33 wife b. Va
Sarah E Carrethers age 15 b. Indiana
Flavius Carrethers age 14 b. Indiana
Ellenor Carrethers age 12 b. Indiana
Alexander Carrethers age 10 b. Indiana
George Carrethers age 9 b. Indiana
James Carrethers age 7 b. Indiana
Mariah Carrethers age 4 b. Indiana
Mary Carrethers age 3 b. Indiana
(note next door is family of David and Caroline Grimes age 31)
1870 Census Sugar Ridge, Clay County, Indiana
Center Point Post office
Mary Carithers age 42 widowed $7000 900 Keeping House
George Carithers age 18 son b. Indiana Works on Farm
James T Carithers age 16 son b. Indiana Works on Farm
Maria J Carithers age 14 daughter b. Indiana
Mary Carithers age 12 daughter b. Indiana
William H Carithers age 10 son b. Indiana
Lydda A Carithers age 7 daughter b. Indiana
John A Carithers age 5 son b. Indiana
Family links: 
  Thomas Carrithers (1784 - 1868)
  Sarah Carrithers (1792 - 1867)
  Mary Carrither (1828 - 1905)
  Mary Grimes (1827 - 1904)*
  James Thomas Carrithers (1855 - 1926)*
  John Allen Carrithers (1865 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
Grimes Cemetery
Clay County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Sher K
Record added: Aug 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74274667
William Porter Carrithers
Added by: Kathy Reid
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you are the grandfather of our Mary Elizabeth (Carrithers) Reynolds. your memory will be with our family, rest peacefully.
- Kristie Lana (Reynolds) Davis
 Added: Feb. 10, 2012

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