Michael Joseph Karrar

Michael Joseph Karrar

Male 1876 - 1942  (65 years)
Person ID: I78193  Sharon Vitter's Relative


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  • Name Michael Joseph Karrar  [1, 2
    Name Joe 
    Born 10 Sep 1876  Leighton, Allegan, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Mar 1942 
    Siblings
     1. ? Karrar (ID:I78194),   d. DECEASED
     2. Emma J. Karrar (ID:I78242),   b. 5 Jul 1870, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1911, Lake Odessa, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     3. Mary A. Karrar (ID:I78204),   b. 31 Dec 1872,   d. 1 Sep 1875  (Age 2 years)
     4. Jacob Arthur Karrar (ID:I78216),   b. 30 Jun 1885, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1962, Clarksville Cemetery, Clarksville, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     ½5. John Miller (ID:I78244),   b. Between 1866 and 1868,   d. DECEASED
     ½6. Clara Miller (ID:I78196),   b. 1868,   d. DECEASED

    Parents

    Family ID: F47341 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father John Karrar (ID:I60018),   b. 1 Mar 1840, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1900, Campbell, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Kauffman (ID:I60002),   b. 7 Dec 1844, Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1918, Campbell, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1870  Caledonia, Alcona, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    • this information provided my Mary Dennison

    Family

    Family ID: F61412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Wife Maitilda Gingrich (ID:I78200),   b. 12 Jul 1871, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1936, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married UNKNOWN  [2
    Children 
      1. Jacob Arthur Karrar (ID:I78203),   d. DECEASED
      2. Leon John Karrar (ID:I78201),   b. 15 Jan 1903, Fremont, Steuben, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1977, Odessa, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
      3. Helen Elizabeth Karrar (ID:I78202),   b. 15 Jan 1903,   d. 1965  (Age 61 years)

    Other Personal Events

    Residence 1900  Lake Odessa, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Sep 1876 - Leighton, Allegan, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Lake Odessa, Ionia, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S915] Death Notices and Obituaries, Elizabeth Kauffman, 1844–1918, appeared in local newspaper in Sunfield, Eaton, Michigan, related to Jeff Vitter by Mary Dennison.
      Elizabeth Kauffman was born in Somerset county, Pennsylvania, Dec. 7, 1844, and departed this life Oct. 11, 1918 at her home in Campbell at the age of 73 years, ten months and four days.

      She has lived in Campbell about 42 years, coming to Michigan from Pennsylvania with her parents about 50 years ago.

      She was married to John Karrar in Caledonia, Nov. 10 1870, her husband preceding her in death about 18 years ago. To this union were born two sons and one daughter : Jacob Arthur of Clarksville; Michael Joseph of Lake Odessa; Mrs. Walter Shepard of Clarksville.

      Those who remain to mourn their loss are two sons and two daughters: Michael Joseph of Lake Odessa, Jacob Arthur of Clarksville, Mrs. Clara Scott of Belding, Mrs. Walter Shepard of Clarksville; Two Brothers : John and Jerry Kauffman of Clarksville, and two sisters : Mrs. Hiram Livingston and Mrs. Mooney Custer of Clarksville, besides many other relations and a host of friends.

      The deceased was a faithful wife and devoted mother, self sacrificing in the interest of her children. Although in very poor health for a year past, she accepted her lot with patience, and was ever ready with a smile and a pleasant greeting for all.

      She was a devoted and faithful member of the Mennonite church of Bowne township for several years. Funeral services were held from the home Sunday, The Revs. Brackbill and Messner officiating. Burial was made in the Clarksville Cemetery

    2. [S1824] Notes of Mary Dennison, Mary Dennison, Emails to Jeff Vitter, April 2022.

    3. [S1823] Family Database of J. McManus, Descendants of John and Elizabeth Karrar.
      https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/112198630/family/familyview?cfpid=340098032694

    4. [S1251] Find A Grave, Elizabeth Kauffman Karrar.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33019228/elizabeth-karrar

    5. [S1251] Find A Grave, John Karrar.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33019232/john-karrar