John Christopher Carson

8 April 1853–4 August 1920 (Age 67)
Ottawa, Ottawa-Carleton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of John Christopher

When John Christopher Carson was born on 8 April 1853, in Ottawa, Ottawa-Carleton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Archibald George Carson, was 26 and his mother, Charlotte Gehan, was 24. He married Nettie Emma Phelps in 1885, in Bloomfield, San Juan, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Finch, Stormont, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 4 August 1920, in Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Christopher Carson
Nettie Emma Phelps
Marriage: 1885
Joseph Starriett Carson
Orange Jay Carson
George Archie Carson
Irma Nettie Carson
Loren Henry Carson

Spouse and Children

Bloomfield, San Juan, New Mexico, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Archibald George Carson





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World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 14

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 18

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: probably a variant of Curzon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John C Carson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kit Carson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jno C Carson, "United States Census, 1900"

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