Biography of Nehamiah Carroll
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Carroll, Nehemiah, was born in Herkimer county in 1828, a son of James, born in Massachusetts, whose father was James Carroll. who ran away from Ireland and came to America, and later met his death by a wells caving in on him. James, the father of our subject, was a farmer in his younger clays, later a butcher and miller in Cleveland village. His wife was Elmira Davis, and their children were Mrs. Sarah Fosdick of Cleveland; Nehemiah, Ezra, Henry, Martin, Jeremiah, Daniel, James L., Charles and Milon. He died in 1885 and his wife in 1876. Nehemiah left home at the age of twenty two and began farming. In 1863 he came to Constantia and followed the butcher business in Cleveland. He purchased in 1873, in partnership with his father, a grist mill which he conducted until his father's death in 1885, when he retired from active business. In 1893 he came to Constantia village and purchased the grist mill of J. Carter & Sons, which he now conducts. In 1850 he married Elmira Fosdick of Oneida county, and they had five children, all of whom died while young. His wife died in 1870, and in 1873 he married Adelia Respell, who died in 1589. His third wife is Olive, daughter of George Morse of Cleveland. by whom he has one child, Ezra, born in February, 1891.


FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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