Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have a written language, and by 1820 they had even adopted a form of government
Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.
Tim Carroll proprietor of the Anaheim 4, Evergreen Nursery, was born in County Cork, Ireland, March 25, 1840, the second in a family of nine children, of Patrick and Mary (Scandlan) Carroll, who moved to Australia in 1855. He came to Santa Cruz, California, in 1866, and worked at shipping lumber two years. In 1868 he came to Anaheim and bought fifty acres of land, his purchase being the first outside of the town limits. He then started the nursery business on a small scale, and today he has the largest nursery in Southern California if not in the State.
DR. REUBEN CARROLL, a native of Sutton, Mass., came to Croydon in 1792, and settled near the Four Corners. He was the first physician in town, and for more than forty years was a successful practitioner. In 1840, he was thrown from his carriage and killed. (See Oration of Dr. Stow.)
ALBERT CARROLL, Son of Charles, and grandson of Follansbee Carroll, one of the early settlers, is a physician now in practice at South Boston, Mass.
In 1672 Nathaniel1 and Mary Carroll were residents of Norfolk Co., Mass. Their son, Nathaniel2, had a son, Samuel3, who had a son, Joseph4, b. in Sutton, Mass., in 1732, who m. Nov. 21, 1761, Judith Chase of Sutton, a dau. of Philip and Mary (Follansbe) Chase. Nine children. Josephs, their eldest son, b. Dec. 10, 1763, m. April 6, 1788, Mary Prince, b. Aug. 7, 1763. They came to Croydon in 1792 and settled in Ryder Corner district. Six children. Joseph5 d. March 18, 1845; Mary d. July 10, 1822. Their second son, John Princes Carroll, was b. in
FOLLANSBE5 CARROLL, a brother of Joseph5 Carroll, who m. Mary Prince, was b, Nov., 1769. He came to Croydon in 1772. On Aug. 11, 1789, he m. Sarah Carroll, b. Jan. 5, 1770, and d. there March 9, 1848. He d. Sept. 3, 1850. They had a son, John Follansbe6, b. May 29, 1810. He m. March 20, 1836, Keziah Hardy, dau. of Tristam and Keziah (Frasier) Hardy, b. May 11, 1811. They rem. to Cornish in 1837 and spent the remainder of their lives there. She d. April 26, 1880. He d. May 5, 1879. Children, all b. in
DANIEL ELLIOTT CARROLL who lived in Cornish from 1857 to 1880, was great-grandson of Daniel Carroll3, the brother of Samuel3. His father, Charles, was b. in Croydon and m. Sarah Elliott. He was b. in Croydon Nov. 1, 1817; m. first, Sophronia Burt of Thetford, Vt., b. Feb. 25, 1820, by whom he had three children; he m. second, May 2, 1876, Lucy Parker. No children. He d. in March, 1899. Children, all b. in Croydon: 1. DANIEL E., JR., b. Sept. 2, 1846; m. first, Feb. 20, 1870, Ella F. Collins, dau. of Edward W. and Deliah (Forehand) Collins,
Thomas Carroll is an engineer who has seen many years service with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Road. Beginning on the engine when only eighteen years old, he has come to understand its very life, and almost make it a part of himself. He knows every whim and fancy of the iron horse and can coax it to its utmost exertion. Thomas Carroll, Sr., the father of the Freeport engineer, was born in county Monaghan, Ireland, and came to America when a young man. He lived in New York for a time and came to Freeport in 1854, the