W1-1-1 Family of Armstead
Carder (1786-bef 1883) and Elizabeth Bragg Carder (died bef 1850)
1 Nancy Carder (1812 - after
1880), married 13 November 1832 to John M. Sesler (1809 - 1869). They
lived in Logan County, Ohio, in Richland Township.
2 Phebe Carder (1818 - before
1886), married a Miller.
3 Sally Carder, married a Brooks
and lived in Van Buren County, Iowa in 1886.
4 John H. Carder (1823 - after
1886), married 8 January 1846 in Hardin County, Ohio, to Amelia Fulse.
They lived at McDonald Township, Hardin County, Ohio.
W1-1-2 Family of Sarah
Carder McGowan (1788-1867) and James McGowan (1790-1867)
1 Mary “Polly” McGowan (11
January 1813 - 29 May 1864), married in Fayette County, Ohio, in 1839,
to Martin Judy (31 July 1814 - 12 February 1893). they are buried at the
cemetery at Washington Court House, Ohio. They had six children.
2 Nancy McGowan (5 July
1814-bef.1886), married 1838 to Thomas H. Thompson (1812-), had 6
3 Sarah Elizabeth McGowan (17
March 1816 - ), married first, in 1833, to William Davis. She married
second to a man whose last name was Boatman, who lived in Collin County,
Texas in 1886.
4 Matilda McGowan (8 December
1817 - before 1886), married 28 January 1849 to Mathias Kilgore. They
had five children.
5 Sanford McGowan, (9 May 1820 -
), died young.
6 Sarah McGowan, (3 March 1824 -
1824), died young.
7 Phebe McGowan (3 March 1824 -
1824), died young.
8 Rachel McGowan (9 November
1825 - ), married in 1845 to Henry B. Knotts. They lived in Union
County, Ohio, and had one daughter.
9 John B. McGowan (12 February
1828 - after 1886). He lived in Hardin County, Iowa in 1886.
W1-1-3 Family of Phebe
Carder Harrod (1791-1874) and John Harrod (1785-1840)
1 Samuel A. Harrod (1812 -
before 1886), married Mary A. ____ (1814-). They had six children.
2 Elizabeth Harrod (1814 -
before 1886), married James Stewart (1812), who was born in Ireland.
They had six children.
3 Sanford Harrod (1815 - after
1886), married Sarah J. Piatt. They were living in Rice County, Kansas
in 1886. They had three children.
4 John H. Harrod (8 April 1825 -
), born in McArthur, Logan County, Ohio.
W1-1-4 Family of Nancy
Carder Thompson (1794-1875) and Jacob Thompson (1788-1869)
1 John Thompson (23 February
1816 - 20 January 1909), died unmarried in 1909 and was buried in
Kirkwood Cemetery, London, Richland County, Ohio. He left an estate of
$7,000 to a housekeeper and a friend. The will was contested and the
court ordered distribution among Carder and Thompson relatives and the
W1-1-5 Family of Elizabeth
Carder Harrod (1795-1859) and Samuel Harrod (1785-after 1846)
1 Jane Harrod (1818 - 1879),
married in 1838 to Alexander Patrick (1813 - 1899).
2 Sanford Harrod (1824 - 1889),
married in 1848 to Rebecca Jenkins (1828 - 1894).
3 Phebe A. Harrod (1826 - before
1850), married a Cochran.
4 John H. Harrod, was living at
McArthur, Logan County, Ohio, in 1903. He married Emily M. _____ of
Logan County. 5 Mary A. Harrod, died before 1886, married a Pratt.
W1-1-6 Family of Charity
Carder Powers (1797-before 1886) and Jacob Powers
1 Sanford Powers, died before
2 William C. Powers, lived in
Lucas County, Iowa, in 1886.
3 James M. Powers, lived in
Lucas County, Iowa, in 1886.
4 John Powers, died before 1886.
5 Henry Powers, lived in Jasper
County, Iowa, in 1886.
6 Charity J. Powers, married
(George?) Sanderson, lived in Ford County, Nebraska, in 1886.
7 Lucinda Powers, married a
Boyd, died before 1886.
8 Nancy Powers,married a Blair,
died before 1886.
W1-1-8 Family of Sanford
Carder (1800-1855) and Susan Pendergrass Carder (1806-1880)
1 Rebecca Carder (1826 - after
1886), married Benjamin Allen (1822 - ).
2 Nancy Ann Carder (13 September
1826 - 20 June 1905), married 15 August 1844 in Washington County, Iowa,
to William M. Turnipseed (26 December 1822 - 6 December 1871). They are
both buried at the Richmond, Iowa, Cemetery. They moved to Iowa sometime
after 1848. They were farmers in the Richmond, Iowa, area.
3 Ellen Carder (1829 - 7 July
1852), died unmarried.
4 Sarah Carder (1830 - ),
married 11 March 1849, in Fayette County, Ohio, to Benjamin Horton
Coover (1826 - ). They were living in Millersburg, Iowa, in 1860, and
had moved to Jefferson City, Greene County, Iowa, by 1882. Sarah is
buried at Jefferson City, Iowa.
5 Mary Ann Carder (6 March 1833
- 17 November 1887), married 6 July 1851 to William Wright (1823 - after
1892). They moved to Swanton, Saline County, Nebraska, where Mary Ann
died in 1887. William remarried and moved to Smith County, Kansas in the
fall of 1892.
6 Phebe Carder (22 December 1835
- 8 September 1918), married 22 November 1855?, to Frederick Merrick (24
May 1827 - 16 September 1908). Frederick’s last name was later spelled
as Merck. He was born in Bavaria, Germany. Both Phebe and Frederick are
buried at Millersburg, Iowa.
7 Peter Carder (18
February 1839 - 19 October 1913), married 6 July 1864 in Marengo, Iowa,
to Elizabeth June Miller Dedmore (14 April 1840 - 29 September 1913).
Her first husband, George Dedmore was killed in the Civil War. She was
the daughter of Reuben Miller, for whom Millersburg, Iowa, was named.
They moved to North English, Iowa and are buried there. Peter Carder
enlisted in the Civil War on 11 August 1862 and served as a private in
the 28th Regiment, company I, Iowa Infantry. He was discharged on a
certificate of disability on 24 April 1863 at Helena, Arkansas, after
complications from measles and chronic diarrhea. According to his war
records he was 5’ 7", light complexion, with blue eyes and dark hair. He
is listed in the 1900 census of Iowa County, Iowa, age 59, with the
occupation of capitalist.
8 Sanford Carder III (5 May 1840
- 9 January 1914), married 6 January 1864 to Louisa Caroline Row (1844 -
before 1914), who was the daughter of Jeremiah Row (1815- ), who was
born in Connecticut, and his wife Catherine, born in Massachusetts.
Sanford was living with his mother in 1859 after she had married her
second husband, Edward Hasden. He enlisted in the Civil War on 27
September 1861 at Millersburg, Iowa, and served in Company B, 11th Iowa
Regiment. While he was in the service, he contracted measles in February
1862 at St. Louis, and he took a cold, which settled in his lungs, and
also had chronic diarrhea. He contracted lung disease and was treated at
Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, for about six weeks and at California,
Missouri for another four weeks. He was discharged on disability 24
October 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi. When he applied for a pension in
1912, he was living at Des Moines, Iowa. When he was 71, he was
described as being 5’ 7", light complexion, gray hair, and light blue
eyes. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery, Polk County, Iowa.
9 Joseph Carder (12 June 1841 -
10 April 1910), died unmarried.
10 Elizabeth Carder (1842 - 31
March 1876), married 25 April 1866, in Marengo, Iowa, to John Foubert
(15 September 1837 - 29 March 1926). John Foubert was a tinsmith and was
born at Ottowa, Ontario, Canada. His parents Jean and ___Lafarre Foubert
were born in France. Elizabeth died at Millersburg, Iowa. John died at
North English, Iowa. John Foubert enlisted for Civil War service in
Millersburg, Iowa, and was a private in Captain Strong’s Company I, 28th
Iowa Infantry Regiment. He was discharged 31 July 1865 at Savannah,
Georgia. He was in action at Port Hudson, Louisiana and at Vicksburg,
Mississippi. He was wounded at both places.
11 Susan Carder (1845 - 1855),
buried at Millersburg, Iowa.
12 Melissa Jane Carder (November
1849 - 19 March 1888), married at Marengo, Iowa, 25 March 1872, to Mark
Shocknessy (23 December 1846 - 31 October 1923), who was born in Ireland
and came to the U.S. about 1852. Mark was a private in the Civil War in
the same unit as Peter Carder and John Foubert, Company I of the 28th
Regiment of the Iowa Infantry. After they were married, Melissa Jane and
Mark Shocknessy moved to Kansas, living in Marysville, Frankfort, and
finally Wabaunsee. Melissa Jane died in 1888 on a farm near Wabaunsee,
Kansas, and is buried in the Wabaunsee Cemetery. Mark continued living
in Kansas until 1919, when he went to live in the Soldiers’ Home at
Sawtell, California. He died in an automobile accident there in 1923 and
is buried at the National Cemetery at Sawtell.
13 William Carder (1852 - ), was
still living with his mother at Millersburg, Iowa in 1870.
Letter written in 1852 from
Sanford Carder II and his wife Susan to B.H. and Sarah Coover and William
and Nancy Turnipseed. Letter written by Benjamin Allen, Sanford II’s
August 1st, 1852
Dear Sis I take it in hand to inform
you that we are in reasonable health at present but we have been a good
deal afflicted. Your Father still has the ague yet. Your sister Ellen
Carder is dead. She took sick on the First of June and she lay till
Wednesday the seventh of July. She was buryed the 8 at Bloomingburg. She
took with the typoid fever and run in to the hasty consumption. She seemed
tollerable well resigned to her lot. We should all try to be prepared to
meet our Judge so that when the lord comes to make up our Jewels that we
may not be found looking as the foolish virgins. Your Father and mother is
at my house. Rebecca is still confined a good part of the time to her bed
with the falling of the womb. Me Ben and the children is in good health.
Mary Ann is weakly ever since she was confined last winter. Bill Right is
well and doing well. Their babe is a fine harty plum purty little babe as
you ever seen. The call their babe Sarah Ellen. You mother calls her son
William. They are names that your sister named them some time before she
left this unfriendly world. Balance of your brothers and sisters is well
and the connections in general is well and we hope that these few broken
sentences may reach your home and find you and your little children all
well. We got your letter of the 7 of July and was glad to hear from
___??___. We would like to get into som way of righting to each other evry
month. If you will rite to me, Ben Allen, I will take the letters out of
the office and take them to your Father and let them have them and give
you a true account of the condition of their health and their prospects
every month. If you would wish that kind of communication. All the
differance is I get my papers at the office every week end. I can take
them there and rite to you rite a way. Your father says that if he gets
well he will com out to see you this fall of year if no preventing
providence. The Spring was very wet and cold so that we dident get our
corn planted till the first of June. Since that it has been very warm and
dry corn is very short and it cant make more than half as good a crop to
take the county over as it was last year. Wheat is first rate and gras is
good. Hogs is $4. gross, Cattle is high. The first class of cattle that is
fat a nuf to drive to the east is worth $3 gross. I sold my cattle that
was three years old at $36 per head. You told me that you sold your farm
for one thousand dollars. Our land sells from twenty five to forty dollars
per acre. The railroad from Cincinnati by the way of Washington to
Circleville to Zanesvile to Wheeling is under contract and their is more
than one thousand hands at work on the line. William W. Develon and his
wife are well as they are for common. They have a daughter at their house
that is not one week old yet. Tell the _______ to ________ Dawson and give
him my respects. So no more at present but remain your affectionate
parents. Sanford Carder and Susan Carder to B. H. Coover and Sarah his
wife and William Turnipseed and Nancy Ann, his wife, rote by Benjamin
Shortly after this letter was
written, Sanford and Nancy Carder moved to Millersburg, Iowa, where their
daughter Phoebe lived, and where Benjamin and Sarah Coover had sold their
W1-1-9 Family of Mary Carder
Cooper (1804 - about 1885) and Isaac Cooper (died 1842)
1 Nancy Ann Cooper (1821 -
1885), married Kemp G. Carter (1807 - 1881), who was born in Virginia..
2 Thomas B. Cooper (1824 -
before 1886), married Armenta _____.
3 Joseph Cooper (1830 - before
4 Mary J. Cooper, (1835 - after
1886), married in 1849 to Thomas Niven (1828 - 1884), who was born in
5 Albert P. Cooper (1838 - after
6 Abigail “Abbie” Jane Cooper
(1832? - after 1886), married first to a Cherry, second to G. W. Moon
7 Isaac A. Cooper (1841? -
before 1886), married in 1870 to Jeanie Harrod, daughter of Sanford
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