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John Maxwell CARRICO
Husband:  (John) Maxwell CARRICO / CARICO
Birth:  1815/18, Knox Co., Indiana Territory [now Sullivan Co., IN]
Death:  22 Apr 1886, Muscotah, Atchison Co., KS
Disposition:  buried Simmon-Reece Cemetery, near Muscotah, Atchison Co., KS
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Reason CARRICO
Mother:  Elizabeth ENGLE
Wife:  Nancy SIMMONS
Birth:  1822/3, KY
Death:  21 May 1901, Muscotah, Atchison Co., KS
Disposition:  buried Forest Grove Cemetery, near Muscotah, Atchison Co., KS
Presumed Sister:  Paulina SIMMONS, b. 1835/6, MO
Father:  Johnson SIMMONS
Mother:  Margaret "Peggy" ALUMBAUGH
born in Sullivan Co., IN:
1.  John Reason CARRICO, b. 15 Jul 1841
2.  William [S./J.] CARRICO, b. 1843/4

born in Crawford Twp., Buchanan Co., MO:
3.  Sarah Elizabeth CARRICO, b. 28 Aug 1846
4.  Margaret J. CARRICO, b. 1848/9; d. by 1860
5.  Permelia Ann CARRICO, b. 13 Apr 1852
6.  Amanda / Arminda J. CARRICO, b. 1855/6

born in Grasshopper Twp., Atchison Co., KS:
7.  Charles Burton CARRICO, b. Aug 1861
8.  Juliett CARRICO, b. 1865/6
9.  Julie CARRICO, b. Feb 1870

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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21-22 of 90; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 IN Sullivan Co. Roll 94 pp. 59B-60A Ln. 11 Maxwell Carricoe 000 010 - 000 100 0500000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = Maxwell (b. 1815/18)
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Nancy (b. 1822/3)
5 persons employed in agriculture
Nancy is in the wrong age class she's young, but she's not that young.  Listed seven lines from Reason CARRICOE.

3.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #10 of 24):  Crawford Twp., Buchanan Co., MO, Roll M432_393, p. 116B, 292/293, enumerated 9 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Maxwell Carico 35 M   farm   Ind
Nancy 27 F       Ky
John R 11 M       Ind
William S  9 M       "
Elizabeth J  4 F       Mo
Margaret J  1 F       "
Palina Simmons 14 F       "

4.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #8 of 11):  Kennekuk P.O., Grasshopper Twp., Atchison Co., KS, Roll M653_346, p. 237, PN 93, 699/670, enumerated 7 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Maxwell Carrico 42 M   Farmer 800 100 Ind
Nancy 38 F         Ky
John R 19 M         Ind
Wm J 16 M         Mo
Sarah E 13 F         "
Parmelia A  8 F         "
Amanda J  4 F         "

5.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12 of 29):  Kenekuk P.O., Grasshopper Twp., Atchison Co., KS, Roll M593_428, p. 284B, PN 12, 84/86, enumerated 6 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Carico John M 59 M W Farmer 200 1000 Indiana  
Carico Nancy 43 F W Keeping house     Kentucky  
Carico William 23 M W Farm Laborer     Missouri  
Carico Ann 18 F W at home     Missouri  
Carico Arminda 14 F W at home     Missouri  
Carico Charles B  9 M W       Kansas  
Carico Juliett  4 F W       Kansas  
Carico Julie 5/12 F W       Kansas Feb

6.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #26 of 28):  Grasshopper Twp., Atchison Co., KS, Roll T9_372, p. 443A, PN 7, SD 3, ED 7, enumerated 28 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 22 23 24 25 26
327 352 Carrico Maxwell W M 64       / Farming / / IN MD IN
    _______ Nancy W F 61   Wife   / Keeping House / / KY KY KY
    _______ Charles W M 18   Son /   Farming     KS IN KY
    _______ Julia E M W F 16   Dau /   At Home     KS IN KY
    Miller Arminda W F 25   Dau   /       MO IN KY
    ______ Etty May W F  8   GDau /         MO KY MO
    ______ Lizzie Bell W F  6   GDau /         NE KY MO
    ______ Anna M W F  4   GDau /         KS KY MO
    ______ Laura E W F  2   GDau /         KS KY MO
    ______ John Max W F 1/12 May GDau /         KS KY MO
    Wheeler Nora W F  8   GDau /         KS TN MO

7.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

8.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #

9.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).  A file there includes this obituary:
...from the Muscotah Record, May 23, 1901.
"Mrs. Nancy Carico is Dead
"Mrs. Nancy Carico died last Tuesday morning at 5 o'clock, at the advanced age of 84 years and seven months.  Mrs. Carico was married sixty-three years ago in Sullivan County, Indiana to Maxwell Carico, and in 1854 they moved to Muscotah.  They were among the first settlers of Atchison County.  On moving here they settled on a farm four miles north of Muscotah.  Her husband died fourteen years ago.  She was the mother of seven children among these well known to the Muscotah people are J.R. Carico, Mrs. Butman, and Chas. CaricoMrs. Miller and Mrs. Benett reside in Colorado and Mrs. Ecklen in Oklahoma.  She was a member of the old school Baptist church.  Her last illness is dated from February 13, although she has been an invalid for a long time.  The funeral services were held at the home of her son, Chas. Carico, Wednesday at one o'clock, and conducted by Rev. E. A. Sutton of the Congregational church.  The remains were laid to rest in the Forest Grove cemetery northwest of Muscotah.  Mrs. Butman and daughter, Mrs. Tucker of Wymore, Neb., arrived Wednesday morning to attend the funeral. Peter Simmons, a brother, of Wabausee county, was too feeble to come to the funeral."

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