Carson Christopher Miles

13 January 1894–25 September 1980 (Age 86)
San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States

The Life of Carson Christopher

When Carson Christopher Miles was born on 13 January 1894, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, his father, Jonathan Miles, was 69 and his mother, Lillie Belle Boston, was 33. He married Mary Lou Connally on 1 May 1921, in Falls, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Menard, Texas, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 25 September 1980, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Tom Green, Texas, United States.

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Carson Christopher Miles
Willie Louise Swann
Marriage: 8 July 1928
James Carson Miles
Mary Louise Miles
Bradley Carson Miles

Spouse and Children

8 July 1928
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States


    James Carson Miles


    Mary Louise Miles


    Bradley Carson Miles


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): via Old French from the Germanic personal name Milo, of unknown etymology. The name was introduced to England by the Normans in the form Miles (oblique case Milon). In English documents of the Middle Ages the name sometimes appears in the Latinized form Milo (genitive Milonis), although the normal Middle English form was Mile, so the final -s must usually represent the possessive ending, i.e. ‘son or servant of Mile’.2 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Mihel, an Old French contracted form of Michael .3 English: occupational name for a servant or retainer, from Latin miles ‘soldier’, sometimes used as a technical term in this sense in medieval documents.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carson Miles in household of Lillie Bell Miles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Castro M Miles in household of Jonathan Miles, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Carson Miles in household of Jonathan Miles, "United States Census, 1910"

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