John Carris

Brief Life History of John

When John Carris was born on 26 October 1804, in Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Peter Carris, was 40 and his mother, Catherine, was 39. He married Sally Ann Viele on 7 December 1833. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Victory, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1850 and Sterling, Cayuga, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 January 1883, in Fair Haven, Sterling, Cayuga, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Spring Brook, Elma, Erie, New York, United States.

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John Carris
1804–1883
Sally Ann Viele
1814–1883
Marriage: 7 December 1833
Peter John Carris
1837–1873
Jesse Viele Carris
1839–1921
Lewis Viele Carris
1841–1916
Sarah Elizabeth Carris
1842–1923
Charity Marie Carris
1844–1906
Catherine Ann "Kate" Carris
1845–1928
Eveline J. Carris
1848–1880
Abigail Lavinia Carris
1851–1871
Rhoda M Carris
1854–1938
Martha Ellena Caris
1856–1939
Charlotte L. Carris
1857–
Emma Carris
1860–1860
John William Ripley Carris
1862–1907

Sources (15)

  • John Carrie, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Carris, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Carris, "United States, New York Land Records, 1630-1975"

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World Events (8)

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812

Established in 1812

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Caris .

In some cases possibly also Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places in Portugal (and Galicia) so named with the plural of carril ‘thoroughfare’ (from Latin carrile).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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