Hancock County ILGenweb
James H. Karr
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding
James H. Karr was born in Yates county, N. Y., April 13, 1812, and is a son of Samuel
and Phoebe Karr, (dec.). His parents brought him to the vicinity of Cincinnati, O., when he was quite small. In 1845 they removed
to Indiana, and to this county in 1849. He was married in Ohio, in 1834, to Miss Sarah Cook, by whom he has had 10 children; of
these 5 are living; viz., Harvey L., Geo. C., John R., Milton C. and Amanda. Another son, William (dec.), lived to manhood. Mrs. K.
died in Feb., 1863. Mr. K. again married in March, 1864, Sarah J. Thompson, who was born and reared in Ohio. John B. and Mr. Karr
were both soldiers in the late war. Mr. Karr is a farmer and resides on sec. 4.
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
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