Joseph Carroll

about 1803–4 February 1882 (Age 79)
Wharton Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Carroll was born about 1803, in Wharton Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Carroll, was 36 and his mother, Barbara Ross-Cogswell, was 24. He married Nancy Scott about 1830, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 4 February 1882, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Carroll
Nancy Scott
Marriage: 1830
Barbara Carroll
William Asbury Carroll
Mary A. Carroll
Sevilla Sylvia Carroll
Joseph Gooden Carroll
Nancy Carroll

Spouse and Children

Pennsylvania, United States


    Barbara Carroll


    William Asbury Carroll


    Mary A. Carroll



    Joseph Gooden Carroll


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 9

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 22

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

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill or Ó Cearbhaill ‘son (or descendant) of Cearbhall’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps from cearbh ‘hacking’ and hence a byname for a butcher or nickname for a fierce warrior.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Carry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Carrol, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Joseph Carroll, "United States Census, 1830"

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