About Bartholomew Carek Kindred
Bartholomew C. Kindred arrived in Oregon in 1844.
- Bartholomew Carek KINDRED (1818-1904): m'd 1841 Rachel MYLER. Bartholomew was born in Jackson County, IN. He settled in Clatsop County, went to CA for a time around 1857 and died at Hammond, Clatsop Co, OR on March 13, 1904. He was the father of Henry Patterson, James Franklin, Joel Caleb, Nancy, Julia, Mary, Amelia, William Stingly, Amanda, David Clark, Rosetta and Sarah.
Others who were on the same journey from his family (from Oregon Pioneers, reference below):
- his wife, Rachel MYLER: m'd 1841 Bartholomew C. KINDRED
- his father, David KINDRED (c1788-1873): m'd 1809 Talitha RAMEY; David was born in Madison County, KY. David opposed son, John's marriage on the trail to a "woman of ill fame" and set up all night with brace of old calvary pistols to thwart consumation of marriage. The Kindred family accompanied the Michael T. Simmons group to settle near present day Tumwater, WA. His original destination had been to what is now Oregon but when George Bush, a black member of the party was denied the ability to settle in that portion of the territory the group moved into what is now Washington. David was the father of seven children (Thomas J., Sarah Ann, Bartholomew K., Mary Ann, Nancy, John R. and one unnamed)
- his mother, Talitha RAMEY (1791-1872): m'd 1809 David B. KINDRED; d/o Daniel and Rachel (Johnson) Ramey; Talitha was born in Madison County, KY; she settled with her husband and children in Thurston Co, WA. She died June15, 1872 on Bush Prairie, Tumwater, Thurston Co, WA. She was the mother of seven children (Thomas J., Sarah Ann, Bartholomew K., Mary Ann, Nancy, John R. and one unnamed)
- his son, James Franklin KINDRED (1844-1917): m'd 1865 Elizabeth Ann DOAK; s/o Bartholomew and Rachel (Myler) Kindred; born in Clackamas Co Dec 1844 at end of journey
- his brother, John KINDRED: m'd 1844 (on trail) Mary KING; s/o David and Talitha (Ramey) Kindred; father opposed son, John's marriage on the trail to a "woman of ill fame" and set up all night with brace of old calvary pistols to thwart consumation of marriage.
- his sister, Nancy KINDRED (1823-1878): m'd PARROTT, Joseph; d/o David and Talitha (Ramey) Kindred; Nancy was buried at Baker Prairie Cemetery, Canby, Clackamas Co, OR
- his sister, Sarah Ann KINDRED (c1816-1861): m1. 1835 William BOWMAN (1797-1851); m2. 1852 David Daniel DAVIS (1807-1860); d/o David and Talitha (Ramey) Kindred; was lying ill in their wagon when it overturned on the trail on Jul 3, 1844. She was hurt but survived. Sarah was born in Madison County, KY and died at Foster, Linn County, OR October 7, 1861. Sarah was the mother of Talitha C., Artemesia, Nancy, William, Sarah A., and Elisha by her first husband and Hannah Davis and Mary J. Davis by her second husband.
- his sister-in-law, Mary KING: m'd 1844 (on trail) John KINDRED; father of groom opposed son, John's marriage on the trail to a "woman of ill fame" and set up all night with brace of old calvary pistols to thwart consumation of marriage.
- his nephew, PARROTT, Joseph Jr. (1844- ): s/o Joseph and Nancy (Kindred) Parrott
- his brother-in-law, PARROT, Joseph Sr. (1803-1875): m'd 1842 KINDRED, Nancy; OHS Accessions: broadaxe donated by Joseph Parrot Jr. of Glenwood, WA--broadaxe was made in the 1830s in NY and brought from MO to OR in 1844 by Joseph Parrot Sr; was used for hewing timbers for the Erie Canal at Lockport, was taken to Frankfort, KY in 1839; to MO in 1841; to OR 1844 where it was used in 1845 for hewing the timbers for the Catholic Church in Oregon City; 1849 used at Ft. George at Astoria; 1850 used on the timbers for Dr. McLoughlin's granary as well as the first courthouse in Clackamas Co; buried at Baker Prairie Cemetery, Canby, Clackamas Co, OR
Buried in Pioneer Cemetery Clatsop Plains. They spent the first year on the Willamette River just below the mouth of the Clackamas River. The following year they moved down the Columbia River and located at the mouth of the Columbia River where the town of Hammond now stands just west of Astoria on the northwest tip of Oregon.Mr. Matheson says "Captain Bartholomew Carek Kindred was the first man to operate boats on the Columbia and Wilamette Rivers. He and his son, Captain Henry P. Kindred, were the first commercial navigators and pilots on the Columbia River and bar. This occupation has been carried on up to the present day by direct descendants of this pioneer. A portion of Mr. Kindred's claim was sold to the government for Fort Stevens which was completed in 1864. Children (as given by Mr. Matheson) all except first two were born in Clatsop County.