Martha Loraine Carson

Brief Life History of Martha Loraine

When Martha Loraine Carson was born on 17 December 1866, in Grayson, Virginia, United States, her father, William Alexander Carson, was 43 and her mother, Mary Elmira Boyer, was 25. She married Henry Thompson Pratt in 1899, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 5, La Salle, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 9 February 1942, in Encinal, La Salle, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Encinal, La Salle, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Thompson Pratt
1861–1912
Martha Loraine Carson
1866–1942
Marriage: 1899
Sue Anne Pratt
1890–1966
Harry Thompson Pratt
1893–1977
Kit Carson Pratt
1900–1937

Sources (18)

  • Marth C Pratt in household of James H Harmon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marthy L Carson, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Martha Loraine Pratt, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: probably a habitational name from an unlocated place in southwestern Scotland called Acarson or Carsan. This surname was taken to Northern Ireland in the early 17th century. Alternatively, it may be a hybrid patronymic name composed of Irish cearr ‘left-handed’ + English son ‘son’.

English: variant of Corston, a habitational name from one of the many places so called in Norfolk, Shropshire, Somerset, or Wiltshire.

In some cases also an Americanized form of Norwegian Kåsen (see Kasen ).

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

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