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Samuel L. Kerlin




( 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 the Mississippi and western waters.

Henry T. Kerlin was a pilot between Cincinnati and St. Louis. He died in 1858, at the age of twenty-two, and his wife in 1872, at the age of thirty-one. The latter’s second husband was John Joyce. Henry T.’s only child was our subject and he was a second pilot on the western waters. In 1877 ho located on a farm, in Burrell township, where he is also engaged in dealing in country produce.


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