- Born: 1819, Camborne, Cornwall
- Christened: 30 Jan 1819, Camborne, Cornwall
- Married: 9 Jun 1845, St. Erth, Cornwall
- Died: After 1880, Houghton Co., MI, USA
In 1851, John Carah (30) of Camborne, miner, and wife Jane (28) of Phillack, were living in Pendarves Fields, Camborne. Present was son John H. Carah (4) of Camborne.
In 1860, John Carah (39) of England and wife Jane (37) were living in Rockaway Township, Morris, New Jersey, USA. Present were children: John H. (13) of England, Elizabeth J. (8) of England, Joseph (3) of New Jersey and William (1) of New Jersey.
In 1870, John Carah (47) [sic] of England, retired merchant, and wife Jane (46) of England, keeping house, were living in Hancock, Houghton, Michigan, USA. Present were children: Elizabeth (18) of England, Joseph (13) of New Jersey, William G. (11) of New Jersey
In 1880, John Carah (60) of England, grocer, and wife Jane (58) of England, keeping house, were living in Hancock, Houghton, Michigan. Present was son William (21) of Michigan [sic]
John married Jane ELLIS, daughter of Richard ELLIS of Mount Pleasant and Jennifer (Jane) RICHARDS, on 9 Jun 1845 in St. Erth, Cornwall. (Jane ELLIS was born about 1822 in Hallankene, Phillack, Cornwall, christened on 10 Mar 1822 in Phillack, Cornwall and died after 1880 in Houghton Co., MI, USA.)
John Carah, full age, of Camborne, bachelor, miner, son of Thomas Carah, miner, and
Jane Ellis, full age, of Hayle Foundry, spinster, daughter of Richard Ellis, porter
Married by Banns
Witnesses: Richard Ellis, William Chate