Caroline Fulghum Clarkson

2 June 1871–1932 (Age 60)
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States

The Life of Caroline Fulghum

When Caroline Fulghum Clarkson was born on 2 June 1871, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, her father, Harrison Clarkson, was 38 and her mother, Eliza Burson Fulghum, was 33. She married Frank Paley Edson on 10 April 1895, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1932, at the age of 61, and was buried in Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Paley Edson
Caroline Fulghum Clarkson
Marriage: 10 April 1895
Elizabeth Edson
Maurice Clarkson Edson
Carolyn Edson

Spouse and Children

10 April 1895
Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Harrison Clarkson


    Eliza Burson Fulghum




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 6

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Clark .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie Clarkson in household of Harry Clarkson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Carrie C Edson in household of Frank P Edson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carry Edson in household of Frank P Edson, "United States Census, 1910"

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