William Lafayette Carlan

1838–23 February 1863 (Age 25)
Banks, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Lafayette

When William Lafayette Carlan was born in 1838, in Banks, Georgia, United States, his father, John Bartly Carlan, was 23 and his mother, Susan Elizabeth Andrews, was 23. He married Martha Ann Rice on 17 October 1856, in Franklin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 February 1863, in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lafayette Carlan
1838–1863
Martha Ann Rice
1838–1926
Marriage: 17 October 1856
Gabriel Atlanta Carlan
1857–1930
Mary Carlan
1859–
John Epperson Carlan
1860–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 October 1856
Franklin, Georgia, United States
children

(3)

    Gabriel Atlanta Carlan

    Male1857–1930Male

    Mary Carlan

    Female1859–Female

    Male1860–1930Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Bartly Carlan

    Male1815–1872Male

    Susan Elizabeth Andrews

    Female1815–1892Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (5)

1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees

Age 0

A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.
1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1859

Age 21

Historical Boundaries - 1859: Banks, Georgia, United States

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cairealláin ( see Carlin ).

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William L Carlin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Carlan in entry for Carlan, John F, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942"
  • William I. Carland, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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