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Samuel L. Kerlin

Monday, June 25th, 2007

    ( History of Indiana County, Penn’a.. Newark, Ohio: J.A. Caldwell, 1880. )   SAMUEL L. KERLIN was born in 1857, in Louisville, Ky., and was a son of Henry T. and Margaret Kerlin nee Carbis, daughter of Captain Samuel and Mary A. Carbis nee Logan. Captain Carbis, since 1836, has been steamboating in [...]


Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

In the 1880 census, we can see that Mary Ann has taken the boys out of the city and seems to be trying to establish Samuel ( now a Kerlin) as a farmer. Burrell Township, Indiana county, PA, June 16th & 17th: Mary A Carvis ( Carbis), 58 ,W, F, married, Keeping House, born in [...]

What The….

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

In an attempt to find Sam Kerlin in the 1860 census, I look once more for Maggie Carbis, for Henry Kerlin. Nada. While the children eat lunch, I decide to look at the census of 1860 once more. One thing I know about the Carbis family is that they usually live next door to each [...]


Monday, April 10th, 2006

In 1850, the Carbis family is listed as living in the borough of Lawrenceville, county of Allegheny, PA. August 20, 1850. The family : Rachel Logan, 56, female, born in Maryland. ( 1794) Samuel Carbours ( Carbis), 38, male, Mate on Steam Boat, born in England. (1812) Mary Anne Carbis, 28, female , wife, born [...]

Maggie Carbis, 9 Years Old

Sunday, March 19th, 2006

I have spent many a Sunday afternoon trying to find the Samuel Carbis family in any census taken after 1840 and before 1870. Today I found them, in the census of 1850, by doing a search on the name Samuel. And here they all are, including a wee Maggie Carbis and Mary Ann Logan’s mother, [...]

Maggie’s Sister

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

And here she is, Virginia Carbis Burd. Maggie’s sister.

1900 Census

Sunday, October 9th, 2005



Thursday, October 6th, 2005


The Carbis’ In Pittsburgh, 1872

Friday, December 10th, 2004