William Carson

16 Apr 1791 - 20 Dec 1864

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William Carson

16 Apr 1791 - 20 Dec 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 7

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William Carson


Mount Jackson Cemetery

242-262 Mount Air Road
North Beaver, Lawrence, Pennsylvania
United States


December 29, 2014


December 27, 2014

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William Carson III 1791-1864

Contributor: Harbormg Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

"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 Esther 54 James 21 Caroline 18 Belinda 14 David 10 1860 - Lawrence Co, PA - North Beaver Twp William Carson 69 Esther 64 Belinda 21 Clark 17 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

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William Carson was born on 16 Apr 1791
William Carson was 13 years old when The Lewis and Clark Expedition departs from Camp Dubois and begins its historic journey by traveling up the Missouri River. The Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States. It began near St. Louis, made its way westward, and passed through the Continental Divide of the Americas to reach the Pacific coast. The Corps of Discovery was a selected group of US Army volunteers under the command of Captain Meriwether Lewis and his close friend Second Lieutenant William Clark.
William Carson was 28 years old when Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles founds Singapore. Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of British Java (1811–1815) and Governor-General of Bencoolen (1817–1822), best known for his founding of Singapore and the British Malaya.
William Carson was 35 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
William Carson was 41 years old when Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
William Carson was 49 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
William Carson was 68 years old when Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well. Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of fuels. Components of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.
William Carson died on 20 Dec 1864 at the age of 73
Grave record for William Carson (16 Apr 1791 - 20 Dec 1864), BillionGraves Record 12105361 North Beaver, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States