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Lewis Henry “Boss” Carroll

Monticello, Lewis County, Missouri, USA
Death 15 Mar 1967 (aged 89)
Plymouth, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
Burial Carthage, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 77835212 · View Source
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Parents: Thomas Carroll & Louisa Mason.

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 get photos of any of the headstones.)

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  • Created by: J.D. Larimore
  • Added: 8 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77835212
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Henry “Boss” Carroll (1 Jun 1877–15 Mar 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77835212, citing Belknap Cemetery, Carthage, Hancock County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by J.D. Larimore (contributor 47030633) .