Ollie Octavius Carson

1905–29 February 1948 (Age 43)
Emory, Rains, Texas, United States

The Life of Ollie Octavius

When Ollie Octavius Carson was born in 1905, in Emory, Rains, Texas, United States, his father, William Wyley Carson, was 50 and his mother, Tabitha Maryann Capps, was 40. He lived in Quanah, Hardeman, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 29 February 1948, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 43.

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Ollie Octavius Carson
Anna Roy Darsey

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Wyley Carson


    Tabitha Maryann Capps




    Bulah Opal Carson


    Earnest G Carson


    William Elmer Carson




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 0

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 12

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: probably a variant of Curzon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ollie O Corson in household of W W Corson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ollie Octavus Carson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Ollie O Carson in entry for Carson, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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