Category Archives: Kill Creek Osborne County Kansas

A SPECIAL NAME FOR A SPECIAL BABY….

1862 Richard was sent to Oil City Venango County Pennsylvania where their last child was born by the name of Richard Lincoln ‘Link’ Caruthers on October 29th. It’s all in the name. Family stories passed down through generations is that … Continue reading

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1858 Off To Kansas

In 1858 Richard was chosen to travel to the Kansas Territory. He Came to Kansas with a Methodist Delegation for the selections of lands for a Methodist University by the name of Baker University located in Baldwin, Douglas County Kansas. … Continue reading

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JUST FOLLOW YOUR HEART…

I think or I hope I have laid some groundwork for my 3x great grandfather Rev. Richard Alexander Caruthers. Richards parents are Richard Ewing Caruthers and Eleanor Rebecca Findley. Then his grandparents are Richard Caruthers and Mary Ewing who comes … Continue reading

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Revolutionary War Patriot…

  RICHARD CARUTHERS GREENWICH, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NEW JERSEY Richard Caruthers was just one of our Revolutionary War heros. He is listed in the Official Register of the officers and Men of New Jersey in the Revolutionary War– “Caruthers, Richard. Adjutant, Second … Continue reading

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Our Ancestors Belong To Us

“Men who are regardless of their ancestors and of their posterity are apt to be regardless of themselves.  Our ancestors belong to us by affectionate retrospect, our descendants, by affectionate anticipation. “Thus spoke Daniel Webster, at the Anniversary of the … Continue reading

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A YOUNG REBELLION..

I’m going to dedicate today’s memory to a new found cousin. She too comes down through our Caruthers line but is a generation ahead of me and that’s what makes thing work out with your family history. Each generation can tell … Continue reading

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REBECCA CARUTHERS

Rebecca was the eleventh child of Richard Ewing Caruthers and Eleanor Rebecca Findley Caruthers born in 1827 at Cowanshannock, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. She too was a God fearing woman and was raised in the Presbyterian faith. Rebecca was only fifteen … Continue reading

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