Biography - Julius Carriker

Julius CARRIKER was born in this county in 1856, August 8, and assisted his father on the farm until twenty-one years of age; was educated in common schools of country, and entered on his business career as a farmer and running a threshing machine; has always remained on the old homestead, and is now in full possession, having bought out his father; he has a beautiful home, with all necessary buildings and modern improvements to make agriculture a success; he has the name of being an energetic and enterprising young farmer; married, in this county, in 1877, to Miss Lizzie MORAINE; she was born in this county in 1858, and is the mother of two children, Pearla and Stella; James MORAINE, her father, was born in Madison County, Ohio, February 24, 1828, and is a farmer by occupation; was brought to this State at ten years of age by his parents, and has been a very successful farmer, accumulating a large tract of land; her mother, Sarah (LIPE) MORAINE, was born in this county January 10, 1832; her parents were natives of North Carolina, and are all large land-owners. His father, John CARRIKER, was born in North Carolina, and has accumulated a large landed estate, which he has divided among his children, and retired to a comfortable home in the town of Irving, and is doing a small nursery business; his mother is also a native of North Carolina, and is the mother of nine children, the subject being the sixth child. They are blessed with a beautiful home and two lovely children; are members of Lutheran Church; he is a Democrat.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 284.

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