Elizabeth Ann Carson

7 July 1822–9 November 1899 (Age 77)
Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Carson was born on 7 July 1822, in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Carson, was 27 and her mother, Ann Hough, was 28. She married Patison Delos Griffeth I on 26 April 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 9 November 1899, in Auburn, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Patison Delos Griffeth I
Elizabeth Ann Carson
Marriage: 26 April 1846
Phebe Ann Griffeth
George Andrew Griffeth
Louisa Emily Griffeth
Lovina Samantha Griffeth
Marinda Elizabeth Griffeth
Urmina Trifena Griffeth
Mary Melissa Griffeth
Patison Delos Griffeth II

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 23
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

    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


    Patison was the oldest of the family of five boys and five girls. His father was a farmer. At one time they owned a grove of sugar maple, from which they made and sold maple syrup. The syrup had to …

    Sources (52)

    • George Carson, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Elizabeth Carson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Elizabeth Carson in entry for Urmina Triphina Hyde, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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