Here are some notes reflecting the main difficulties in connecting
Aaron with his likely predecessors...
Assumations: Aaron and siblings are descended from
Zebulon Carmean/Catherine Huffman
Zeb and Catherine were likely married in 1823.
Zeb and Catherine surrendered their many children.
Aaron was likely born in 1828/1829 (per 1850 Census).
Thomas was likely born in 1826 (per 1850 Census).
Aaron and Thomas were likely brothers.
According to the 1850 Census Records:
Aaron was 21. Thomas was 24.
They lived on the John Gates farm in Fayette Co.
Through research on Ancestry.com, much information has been gathered
on Zebulon's parentage:
This line goes back to through the trail of
to the Irish John Carmean where the trail grows
cold at the 1600's.
However, if we follow John's wife's family tree, the Beauchamps
have an extensive family line reaching back into England and
As exciting as this may be, we must remain focused on finding a concrete
link with Aaron and his parents before delving too far into the past.