CARICO J. BARNHOUSE
|Carico J. Barnhouse, son of Philip D. and Mary Ann
(Goff) Barnhouse, was born in Virginia, May 23, 1831. Philip D. Barnhouse was born in
Virginia August 7, 1805, and was by occupation a farmer. After his marriage in 1830, he
immigrated to Ohio, located in Meigs County, where he died in 1847. His wife was born
February 6, 1802, and by her marriage became the mother of six children, four of whom are
now living. She is now residing in Pike County, Ohio. The oldest child born to this
marriage was Carico J. Barnhouse, the subject of this sketch. He was married in Meigs
County, Ohio, October 30, 1856, and April 15, 1866, he and family moved to Missouri,
locating in St. Francois County on his present farm. To their marriage were born seven
children, all now living: Sarah Ann, wife of William H. Warsing; Amanda Jane, wife of
Newton Williams; Daniel T.; Mary Emma, wife of A. Johnstone; John N, Charles C. and Ira E.
The mother of these children was born October 20, 1840. Carico J. Barnhouse at the
breaking out of the late war, volunteered in the Seventh Ohio Calvalry. He is at present
the owner of 260 acres of land situated one mile south of Doe Run Lead Mines. He is
conservative in his political views, voting for principle rather than for party. Mrs.
Barnhouse is a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.
GOODSPEEDS HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI, Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1888, Pages 621 & 622.
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