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Robert Carrison
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1816, England
Death: Nov. 26, 1894
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

Robert Carrison, sec. 8, Farmers' tp.; P. O., Table Grove; was born in England Feb. 12, 1816, and is the son of John and Diana Carrison, who were also natives of England. They came to America in 1837, and located in Pittsburg, Pa. At that time Pittsburg was a small town. He came to Illinois in 1839, settling at Table Grove. He started in life with nothing, and now owns 300 acres of valuable land, mostly under excellent cultivation. He was married in June, 1842, to Elizabeth Berry, by whom he had 8 children, —5 girls and 3 boys,—of whom 5 girls and 1 boy are living. He is a prominent farmer and stock-raiser, in which he has been very successful. Three of the girls are married, and 2, Harriet and Mary J., remain at home. Buried in the Barker Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  John Carrison (1785 - 1848)
  Diana Wright Carrison (1788 - 1861)
  Elizabeth E. Berry Carrison (1823 - 1909)*
  Ellen Esther Carrison Walters (1843 - 1915)*
  Albert Carrison (1846 - 1920)*
  Edwin Carrison (1848 - 1857)*
  George W Carrison (1851 - 1876)*
  Emma N Carrison Cook (1858 - 1885)*
  Harriet Carrison Westlake (1861 - 1944)*
  Mary Gennette Carrison Rutledge (1862 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Barker-Miner Cemetery
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Created by: John Reeves
Record added: Jul 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38994157


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