William Harrison Carson

18 July 1851–27 November 1935 (Age 84)
Nance, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of William Harrison

When William Harrison Carson was born on 18 July 1851, in Nance, Nebraska, United States, his father, William Huff Carson, was 33 and his mother, Corilla Egbert, was 31. He married Janette Findley Park about 1881, in Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cedar, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 27 November 1935, in Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fairfield Cemetery, Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Harrison Carson
Janette Findley Park
Marriage: about 1881
Daw Carson
William Cluff Carson
James Arthur Carson
Effie May Carson
Fred Carson
Ernest Carson
Clifford M. Carson
Russell Joseph Carson
Rulon Floyd Carson
Truman John Carson
Agnes Jane Carson
Ida Anne Carson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1881Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Sources (47)

    • W H Carson in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • William Carson in household of William Carson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Wm H Carson in entry for Russel J Carson and Mary Alverda Delange, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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