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Harvey - Caroline P.


B: Sept 1836 in Ashtabula Co, OH
D: 16 Sep 1905 in Clay Co, IN
Fa: Spencer Harvey
Mo: Rhoda Root
1840 & 1850 Census-OH Ashtabula Co
Early 1850’s –Arrived in IN Clay Co
Caroline (Carrie) married James A. Doyel, son of Thomas Doyel on 06 Jan 1857.
1860 Census-IN Clay Co, Posey Twp.    Anc Pg 6
James, Caroline, Alice Harvey  & Elizabeth Harvey
1861-1866 IN Clay Co
In Oct, 1861, James & Caroline Doyel’s infant child died and is buried in Old Hill Cemetery, Dick Johnson Twp.
On 09 Feb, 1866, James A. Doyel died and also buried in Old Hill Cemetery.
1867 IN Clay Co
On 20 Jan 1867, Caroline Harvey Doyel married Farmer J. James.
1870 Census- IN Clay Co Posey Twp  
Farmer J. James working in Grist Mill
Carrie P. James is at Home
1880 Census-IN Clay Co Posey Twp
Farmer J. James is working as a Coal Miner
Carrie P. James is at Home
1900 Census-IN Clay Co Brazil Twp
Farmer James is a Justice of the Peace
Carrie James is at Home
1905-IN Clay Co Brazil Twp.
On 16 Sep 1905, Caroline P. James (nee Harvey) died.
She is buried in Cottage Hill Cemetery, Clay Co
History as a Teacher: (1)
She is listed as one of the first County School Examiners.  She taught school for 27 years at Staunton. She is recognized as one of the ablest educators in this part of the state.  Carrie is listed as one of the early teachers of the Posey Township.
Church Affiliation: (2)
Back in 1859, the Staunton Methodist Episcopal Church was organized and
Caroline James was one of the original six members.
She was the Superintendent of the large flourishing Sunday School with an average attendance of 86 scholars.  She served as the State Secretary for years and the County Secretary for 10 years.  She was described as an earnest, devoted Christian woman.
Fraternal Organizations: (3)
Member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter #80
Delegate to the first State Convention at Greencastle, IN
Drew up the By-Laws for the Organization.
(1), (2), (3)

Information included in Biography of Farmer J. James in the
History of Clay Co, IN by William Travis
Submitted by Yvonne James         11/20/06

NOTE:  This was in 1997 so don't expect the above e-mail address to be incorrect - hope so, but highly unlikely :(  kbz
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