John Carson Jr

11 March 1848–9 November 1926 (Age 78)
Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Carson Jr was born on 11 March 1848, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States, his father, John Carson Sr, was 28 and his mother, Elvira Egbert, was 26. He married Mary Ann Partridge on 8 March 1869, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Jackson, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 9 November 1926, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Carson Jr
1848–1926
Mary Ann Partridge
1850–1913
Marriage: 8 March 1869
John Franklin Carson
1871–1944
Mary Elvira Carson
1874–1901
Verena Caroline Carson
1877–1939
Anna Laura Carson
1881–1962
Harriet Carson
1883–1977
Charles Fredrick Carson
1885–1887
Essie Eliza Carson
1889–1968

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1869Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    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.
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Karson
    Kasen
    Corson
    Garson

    Story Highlight

    John Carson, Jr Find A Grave Memorial# 36853356

    John Carson, Jr Birth: Mar. 10, 1848 Garden Grove Decatur County Iowa, USA Death: Nov. 9, 1926 Utah, USA Family links: Parents: John Carson (1819 - 1895) Elvira Egbert Carson (1822 - 1908) …

    Sources (35)

    • John Carson in household of John Carson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John Carson Sr., "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Carson, "United States Census, 1910"

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