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John W. Carman
Dillie (Ricketts) Carman
John Wesley Carman
Dillie (Ricketts) Carman
John Wesley Carman
Born in Indiana on June 15, 1837
Enlisted July 3, 1861 in the Union Army in Higginsville, Vermilion Co.,Illinois
and served as a private in Company D, 35th reg't, Ill Vols.
August 23, 1862 - Detailed in 8th Wisconsin Battery by order of General Davis
August 12, 1865 - Discharged at Milwaukee, WI

Married Dillie Ricketts May 18, 1875 seven miles from Westport in Missouri
Together they started a family in Bolivar, Polk Co., Missouri resulting in 9 children
John Carman Died at the age of 63 due to Hepatitus on December 1, 1900.
At the time of his death he was believed to be living on the Quapaw Indian Reservation
in Oklahoma near what is now Baxter Springs, Cherokee Co., Kansas.
Burial in Baxter Springs Cemetery - Grave.


  1. John 'Emmett' Carmon
    (m. Pearl Lanier)
  2. Mamie Carmon
    1. Oscar O. Gregory
    2. Claude Boone

  3. George Carmon
    (m. Grace)
  4. Elsie Carmon
    (m. Earl Staley)
  5. Cora Esther Carmon
    (m. Arthur R. Hoss)
  6. Jessie May Carmon
    (m. Revoe C. Briggs)
  7. Myrle Carmon
    1. Clark H. Reed
    2. Orval Kington
  8. Pearl Carmon
    (m. Harry Sutherland)
  9. Gertie Fern Carmon
    (m. Glenn A. Hall)
* Myrle and Pearl were twins
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