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Martin and Carroll of Louisiana
Posted by: Donna Sutton (ID *****9617) Date: October 08, 2005 at 17:36:34
  of 18908

I have an ancestor, John Carroll, who was b. Aug. 5, 1795, SC, d. Nov. 1, 1873, Jackson Parish, LA. He was a Methodist minister and a veteran of the War of 1812. His Bounty Land Application and Widow’s Pension Application are on file at the National Archives. His first wife was my ancestor, Susannah Martin, whom he married Jan. 17, 1817, Catahoula Parish. She was born in French Territory probably around 1803 (she married at the age of 14.) I am trying to locate Susannah’s parents.

I have one clue about her parentage. In the 1840 Louisiana Census, Ouachita Parish, is Thomas Carroll, age 40-50, with his family (John Carroll had a brother named Thomas). Next door to Thomas Carroll is Zachariah Martin, age 20-30, living alone. Eighteen doors down is John Carroll, age 40-50, with his family. Also living nearby is Seneca Martin, age 20-30 with a small family, and James Martin, age 30-40 and living alone.

Susannah Martin Carroll’s first son was named Zachariah. Her grandson was Seneca M. Sutton.

I believe all these Carrolls and Martins in the 1840 Ouachita census are related. Is anyone else researching these folks?


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