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
1851–1935
Janette Findley Park
1864–1945
Marriage: about 1881
Daw Carson
1883–1883
William Cluff Carson
1884–1943
James Arthur Carson
1887–1922
Effie May Carson
1889–1962
Fred Carson
1891–1954
Ernest Carson
1893–1973
Clifford M. Carson
1895–1984
Russell Joseph Carson
1900–1988
Rulon Floyd Carson
1904–1995
Truman John Carson
1905–1972
Agnes Jane Carson
1908–1986
Ida Anne Carson
1910–1986

Spouse and Children

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

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1854
    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 This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Karson
    Kasen
    Corson
    Garson

    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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