Robert Benjamin Mccarson

28 October 1877–15 August 1953 (Age 75)
Henderson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Robert Benjamin

When Robert Benjamin Mccarson was born on 28 October 1877, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, his father, James R. McCarson, was 30 and his mother, Martha Jane Corn, was 28. He married Elsie Duckett on 26 September 1906, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Saluda, Polk, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Asheville Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 15 August 1953, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Green Hills Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Robert Benjamin Mccarson
Elsie Duckett
Marriage: 26 September 1906
Robert Wendell Mccarson

Spouse and Children

26 September 1906
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States


    Robert Wendell Mccarson


Parents and Siblings

    James R. McCarson


    Martha Jane Corn




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 20

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: perhaps an elaborated form of Carson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • R B Mccarson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert B Mccarson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bengiman Mc Carson in household of Jones Mc Carson, "United States Census, 1880"

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