Carman, Merrit M.
Carman served in Abraham Lincoln's company in the Black Hawk War. In 1833, he married Jane Dorrell in Sangamon County, Illinois. In 1840, he lived in Sangamon County with four other individuals in his household, and he was engaged in agriculture.
U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Sangamon County, IL, 22; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 25 July 1833, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.