|Birth: ||1801, England|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 1864|
History of Dane County
John and Elizabeth (Carter) Carrison, were born in Cambridgeshire, England, and spent their childhood, youth and early married life in their native village. In 1854, they embarked for America and came west as far as Rutland, bringing with them their young family. Mr. Carrison obtained one hundred and forty acres of wild land, which he immediately set to work to improve it became their permanent home, where they spent the remainder of their lives. Their family were brought up in the Baptist church and of their five children, four are living. The oldest son is James, the subject of this sketch. George is a retired farmer, who makes his home in Oregon, Wis., Mary is dead. William resides in Osage, Iowa. Sarah, the youngest, makes Orleans, Neb. her home. James was born in Ramsby, Cambridgeshire, England, November 5, 1832, came to America with his parents when he was twenty-two years old but had little opportunity to go to school, as it was necessary for him to work on the farm. Until 1864, he lived with his parents and worked very hard helping to clear and improve their farm.
Wife of John Carrison, mother of George, James, Mary, William, and Sarah.
John Carrison (1800 - 1870)*
James J. Carrison (1833 - 1910)*
George Carrison (1834 - 1913)*
William C. Carrison (1839 - 1931)*
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: May 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19558159
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