William Carson III 1791-1864
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"History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania", Vol. 1, by Joseph H. Bausman, states that William Carson was a private in Captain William Calhoun's Company of the 138th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Militia. The service dates were not given. (page 484)
"The "Pennsylvania Archives", Series 6, Vol. X, page 79, 'Accounts of the United States, 1812-1814', lists William Carson as a private in the 138th Regiment commanded by Lt. Thomas Hartford, William Calhoun, Captain. Service dates were Jan 11 to Feb 22, 1814.
On 26 Nov 1864 William Carson, David C. Carson and S.W. Dana posted bond of $2000.00 as administrators of the estate of William Carson.
Lawrence County, PA - Orphans Court Records - Vol. 4, page 145
September Term 1866
Petition of Carlon Carson for Partition of the Estate of William Carson, dec'd
At an Orphans Court held at New Castle November 21, 1866. The petition of Carlon Carson of Hickory township, one of the sons of William Carson late of North Beaver township , deceased, was presented setting forth:
That your petitioner's said father lately died intestate leaving a widow, Esther Carson, who now in resides North Beaver Twp and six children viz: John E. Carson of Columbiana Co, Ohio; William Carson, James Carson & Belinda Ann Carson of North Beaver Twp; the petitioner and David Clark Carson of Hickory Twp.
The intestate died seized of a piece of land in North Beaver township bounded by lands of William Hopper's heirs, Matthew Densman, Daniel Hopper's heirs, Robert Gaily, William Wilson, John Carson, Jr. & Robert Hopper and containing 120 acres. Also, a tract of land in North Beaver Twp. bounded by lands of Ephraim Phillips, William Patter, Andrew Rashin, William Simpson and containing 40 acres.
The petitioner requests that the Court make partition of the premises among the children if such partition can be made without prejudice to or spoiling of the whole. But if such partition cannot be made thereof as aforesaid, then to value and appraise the same and make report of the proceedings according to law.
Nov. 21, 1866 Presented and court order a ? upon the widow and heirs, to show cause why writ of partition should not issue as prayed for. Citation returnable to 1st day of next term.
1850 - Lawrence Co, PA - North Beaver Twp
William Carson 59
1860 - Lawrence Co, PA - North Beaver Twp
William Carson 69
1870 - Esther 74 is living with James and Belinda
1880 - Esther 84 is living with daughter Lizzie? A 35 and next door to John and Christiana Carson