Asa Carley

ASA CARLEY was the son of David Carley of Hancock. He came to Peterborough in 1812, and was foreman on Samuel Smith’s farm many years, till he bought a farm in the east part of the town, where he lived till his death. He m. Kate Barry, June 19, 1803. He d. March 25, 1846, ae. 68 years. She d. Feb. 16, 1867 ae 82 yrs 9 months.
Children:
+1. Dexter D. CARLEY, b July 1, 1805; m. Nellie White
2. Mary, b. Aug 13, 1807; m. David Sprague, 1835
3. Eliza, b. Aug 4, 1809
+4. Peter CARLEY, b. Oct 27, 1811; m. Louisa J. Clark, 1849
+5. Asa CARLEY Jr. b Dec 21, 1813; m, 1st, 2. Sarah B. Pillsbury, 1840; 2d, w. Mrs. Hobart
6. John, b. March 15, 1816; m. Almira Crockett; ch, George A, b. 1849
7. James M., b. Feb 7, 1818; m. Malvina Crockett; 2d w., Lizzie E. Burleigh, 1866; ch., Earnest, b. 1867; Bennie, b. 1869; Alice, b. 1872.
8. Sarah, b. April 8, 1820; m. James B. Campbell, May 9, 1847; r. Manchester; ch., Lizzie, b. Dec 24, 1849; d. Jan 16, 1866; Charles Sumner, b. Dec 24, 1855
9. Jane, b. Aug 14, 1825; d. Aug 31, 1827 ae 2 yrs.
10. Jane C., b. Sep 17, 1828; m. Parker utterfield, Manchester, June 24, 1850; ch., Albert P., b July 10, 1851; d. Aug 16, 1853, ae 2 years; George P., b. Oct 30, 1854; Charles F., b. July 12, 1858.

DEXTER D. CARLEY m. Nellie White, dau William White, June 2, 1831. She d. at Hanover, ILL, January 1874, ae 72 years. He was drowned in the North Factory Pond, July 12, 1844, ae 39 years
Children:
1. William, b. May 29, 1835; m. Mary J. James, June 17, 1856, Hanover IL
2. Mary Jane, b. June 22, 1839; m. John L. Phillips, May 3, 1860; five ch.,; r. Hanover IL

PETER CARLEY has always resided in town; m. Louisa J. Clark, 1849. He has for many years worked in the paper-mill in West Peterborough.
Children:
1. Sarah, b. Jan 1, 1850
2. Estella, b. –, 1852; m. William Delmage, 1870
3. James M., b. –, 1854

ASA CARLEY JR., settled on the homestead, but subsequently sold it and moved to Bedford, where he now lives. He m. 1st w., Sarah B Pillsbury, April 1, 1840; 2d w., widow — Hobart, of Bedford, 1863.
Children:
1. Sarah C., b May 20, 1841; m. — Putnam, Lyndeboro
2. Charles B., b. Nov 9, 1843; supposed lost in the Chicago fire, 1871
3. George A., b. Nov 10, 1847; d. March 14, 1866, ae 18 yrs, 4 months
4. Albert B., b. Feb 5, 1851 (twin), d. March 18, 1866, ae 15 yrs
5. Mary M., b. Feb 5, 1851 (twin), d. March 11, 1852, ae 1 yr.
6. Etta F., b. April 24, 1855

JABEZ CARLEY, son of David Carley of Hancock, and brother to Asa
carley. After a successful term of lumbering in the British Dominions, he returned to Peterborough, and bought the “Taylor place,” so called, of James Smith, and erected an entire new set of buildings, where he lived till his death. He m. 1st w., April 10, 1821, Mary Washburn, of Hancock, and sister of Reuben Washburn of this town. She d. in childbirth, August 25, 1838, ae 48 years. He m. 2d wife, Emma Pratt, October 24, 1839; c. He d. Jan 27, 1848, ae 64 years. She d. April 23, 1876, ae 81 years.
Children:
1. David, b. –, 1819; d. Aug 18, 1820 ae 1 yr.
2. Henry, b. –, 1822; d. Aug 11, 1826 ae 4 yrs.
3. Eliza b June 22, 1827; m. John W. Barber, r. in Kansas
4. Mary Jane, b. June 17, 1832; m. David M. Cavender; re. to Illinois
5. Sarah, b. March 7, 1835; m. Edmund S. Hoyt of Warren NH, August 8, 1861. She d. at Portland, Me, May 9, 1869 ae 34 yrs. Ch. (1) Mary Brigham, b. Jan 27, 1866; (2) Sarah Carley, b. Aug 8, 1868

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