N. CARRICO - N. Carrico's ancestors were of French origin. They emigrated to Maryland, where his grandfather, Dennis Carrico, was born; he was married in Pennsylvania and emigrated to Kentucky, where Mr. Carrico's father, Nathaniel Carrico, was born. About 1808 the family moved to St. Charles county, Missouri, settling in the bottom near Portage des Sioux, but moved to Greene county, Illinois, at an early date. In 1826 his father married Mary Brown, daughter of Griffith Brown. She was born in St. Charles county, Missouri, in 1809. Mr. Carrico was born in Greene county, Illinois, September 9th, 1833. His father died in November, 1833. He came to Shaw's Point township, Macoupin county, in 1850, and in 1854 began improving the farm which he now owns in Honey Point township. In 1856 he married Miss M. J. Mitchell, daughter of Elijah Mitchell, an early settler of Brushy Mound township. Eight of his twelve children are now living. He owns 675 acres of land, part of which lies in Montgomery county, and is a successful farmer.