LEWIS KERRISMARY John Smith

JOHN KERRISDOROTHY SMITH

JOHN SMITH CARRIS

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Children with:
HILA ANN TUPPER

Siblings:
William Carris
Lewis Carris
James Carris
Dewitt Carris
George Carris
Susan Carris
Jane Carris
Charles Carris

Children:
RUFUS TUPPER CARRIS
Maria Carris
Angeline Carris
Edward Carris
Victor Webster Carris
William Henry Carris
Seth D Carris
Emmor Carris
Orlando Carris
JOHN SMITH CARRIS
  • Born: 6 Feb 1804, New York
  • Married 26 Oct 1826 to HILA ANN TUPPER
  • Died: 2 Mar 1877
  • Reference: Geneology of John Smith Carris Family, Published 1954, Washington, Iowa

    From "Geneology of John Smith Carris Family", Published 1954, Washington, Iowa:

    John...was raised by his grandparents, Lewis Kerris and wife, from early childhood, remaining with them until about 18 years, at which time he decided to seek his fortune "Out West". At the time "Out West" was Western New York where there was great excitement about the construction of the Erie Canal. He worked on this project for about two years as a day laborer, thence returning to his home in Eastern New York.

    Click here to read about the John Smith Carris family's migration west to Iowa.

    Click here to read, The Tupper Family, written by Hazel (Campbell) Gerbich in 1956.

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