Samuel David Carson

3 April 1847–9 February 1897 (Age 49)
Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel David

When Samuel David Carson was born on 3 April 1847, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States, his father, William Huff Carson, was 29 and his mother, Corilla Egbert, was 26. He married Amelia Marintha Burton on 31 August 1867, in Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Decatur Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Cedar, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 9 February 1897, in Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Fairfield Cemetery, Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Samuel David Carson
Amelia Marintha Burton
Marriage: 31 August 1867
Mary Amelia Carson
Curillia Anne Carson
Salena Ellen Carson
Emily Carson
Samuel Burton Carson
Sarah Elizabeth Carson
Sophia Carson
Ethel Marintha Carson
Lorenzo William Carson

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  • Marriage
    31 August 1867Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 10
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 20
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    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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    Samuel David Carson

    Samuel David Carson was born April 3, 1847, in Garden Grove, Decatur County, Iowa to William Huff Carson and Corilla Egbert. He was a cousin of Kaziah Butler’s first husband, William Franklin Carson. …

    Sources (30)

    • Samuel D Carson in household of William Carson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • David Carson in entry for Nellie Carson Wilson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Saml Carson in household of Wm Carson, "United States Census, 1860"

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