Carrigan, Henry

b. 1815, in Ireland; d. January 28, 1868, in Springfield, Illinois. Carrigan opened the Carrigan Hotel in Springfield, Illinois, in November 1842. In 1850, he made his living as a hotel keeper and possessed real estate worth $2,000. By 1860, he owned real estate valued at $30,000 and had personal property worth $300. He operated the hotel until his death.
Illinois State Journal (Springfield, Illinois), January 29, 1868, 4:1; Sangamo Journal (Springfield, Illinois), November 25, 1842, 3:4; Sangamon County, Illinois, Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; Sangamon County, Illinois, Eighth Census of the United States, 1860.