George Washington Carson

22 April 1844–14 December 1912 (Age 68)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Carson was born on 22 April 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, William Huff Carson, was 26 and his mother, Corilla Egbert, was 23. He married Agatha Morgan on 25 December 1867, in Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Taylor, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Sefton, Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 14 December 1912, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Iona Cemetery, Iona, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Carson
Agatha Morgan
Marriage: 25 December 1867
Mary Hannah Carson
George Washington Carson
Charles Harrison Carson
Crillia Eudora Carson
Agatha Carson
Maggie M Carson
George Leslie Carson
Elsie May Carson
Lenora Morgan Carson
Olive Carson
Edna Alberta Carson
Ernest Morgan Carson
Myrtle Morgan Carson
Jessie Morgan Carson
James Henry Carson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1867Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "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."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    George Washington Carson and Agatha Morgan

    Agatha was the sixth child of David and Hannah Morgan and was born 20 March 1850. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on the 15 April 1860 when she was eleven y …

    Sources (72)

    • George W Carson in household of William Carson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Geo. W. Carson in entry for Frank W. Van Almen and Mary Hannah Hales, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Geo. W. Carlson in entry for Elsie May Carlson Jones, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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