David Carson

2 October 1827–24 November 1905 (Age 78)
Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of David

When David Carson was born on 2 October 1827, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, his father, George Carson, was 33 and his mother, Ann Hough, was 33. He married Millie Jane Rawlins on 31 July 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Richmond Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 24 November 1905, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Carson
Millie Jane Rawlins
Marriage: 31 July 1853
Mary Jane Carson
David Franklin Carson
James Albert Carson
Harriet Ann Carson
Sarah Jennette Carson
John Alma Carson
Martha Alice Carson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 July 1853Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 12
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 21
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.

    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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    Story Highlight

    The deaths of George and Washington Carson

    THE TINTIC WAR AND THE DEATHS OF GEORGE AND WASHINGTON CARSON Lynn R. Carson (June 9, 1979) PREFACE This booklet about the deaths of George and Washington Car …

    Sources (44)

    • David Carson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • David Carson in entry for James A. Carson and Violet Graham, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • David H. Carson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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