Texas Family Group Sheet for the Allen CARRIGAN Family


Husband: Allen CARRIGAN
Birthdate: 2/14/1833
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: 11/21/1882
Place of death: Texas
Burial: unknown
Father: John CARRIGAN
Mother: Nancy unknown

Marriage date: 9/10/1851
Marriage place: Maury Co. Tennessee

Wife: Obediance HARRIS
Birthdate: 1834
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: Bet. 1899-1900
Place of death: Texas
Burial: unknown
Father: Edward HARRIS
Mother: Susan RING

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: John Edward CARRIGAN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 7/7/1853
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: 5/27/1913
Place of death: Texas
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: 12/3/1877
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: Lavinia REYNOLDS

Child No. 2: Susan Elizabeth CARRIGAN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 6/27/1855
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: 9/22/1939
Place of death: Hill Co., Texas
Burial: Heath Cemetery, Huron, TX
Marriage date: 1877
Marriage place: Hill Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Lewis Larkin BAKER

Child No. 3: Mary Thomas CARRIGAN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 11/21/1859
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: 1/30/1939
Place of death: Bandera Co., Texas
Burial: Bandera Cemetery, Bandera, Texas
Marriage date: Abt. 1874
Marriage place: Texas
Spouse's name: Robert Wallace GRAY

Child No. 4: James Polk CARRIGAN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 9/8/1861
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: 11/29/1921
Place of death: Commanche Co., Texas
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: 12/14/1880
Marriage place: Coryell Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Mary Elizabeth MILLER
 
 
Documentation:
* 1880 Federal Census for Coryell County, Texas.
* From the book titled "Coryell County Families":
"...Allen Carrigan and Obediance Carrigan traveled in a covered wagon from Maury County, Tennessee in 1850 to the southwestern part of Coryell County, four miles southwest of Bee House. They pre-empted 160 acres of land. There they built a large log cabin near an ever-flowing spring located on a mountainside.
"The Indians were a threat at all times. The children were taught mostly at home. Most travel was done in wagons or on horse back. There was no church near enough to attend. Several families met in their homes weekly for scripture reading, songs, and prayer."
 

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