The Carson Family

From Washington County, Virginia 
To Rockcastle County, Kentucky
To Jellico, Tennessee
To Davie, Broward County, Florida

 

 

Preacher David Carson, born February 4, 1798

 

Joseph Carson, born October 12, 1822 in Crab Orchard, Rockcastle Co., Kentucky, was the third child (first son) of Preacher David Carson and Catherine Lawrence. About 1847, Joseph married Catherine Harness. They had eight children before she died on December 18, 1863. Joseph, in about 1864 in Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky married Mahala Jane Owens. Mahala had been married twice before: Moses Cummins (seven children) and Milton Hicks (three children). Mahala Jane Owens and Joseph Carson had two children: Martha Carson and Stephen Green Carson. Joseph Carson died in December of 1893 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.

 

Joseph Carson b: Nov 12, 1822 in near Crab Orchard, Rockcastle Co., KY, d: Dec 20, 1893 in
Rockcastle County, Kentucky


+ Married first, Catherine Harness b: Abt. 1822 in Henrico Co., Va, m: Abt. 1847 in Virginia, d: Dec 18, 1863 in
Rockcastle County, Kentucky

.....2 Elizabeth Jane Carson b: May 07, 1846 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: Jan 08, 1930 in
Kentucky

.....2 William Craig Carson b: 1847 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: Jan 14, 1914 in Harrodsburg,
Monroe Co, Indiana
+ Louvica Catherine Johnson b: 1867, d: 1947 in Harrodsburg, Monroe County, Indiana

.....2 Permelia Ann Carson b: Abt. 1850 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: Abt. 1934 in Oklahoma
+ Hiram Saunders Payne b: Abt. 1855

.....2 Margaret Frances Carson b: Oct 20, 1851 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, Mt. Vernon, d: Nov 30,
1916 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
+ Stephen Green Brown b: Sep 11, 1844 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, m: Aug 05, 1868 in
Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: Nov 12, 1915 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky

.....2 David Carson b: 1854 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: 1895 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky

.....2 John Thomas Carson b: Nov 27, 1856 in Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: Apr 01, 1944
in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
+ Jamima Harris Cash b: May 06, 1880 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, m: Mar 29, 1902 in
Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: May 11, 1943 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky

.....2 Joseph C. Carson b: Feb 02, 1858 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: Feb 06, 1903 in Rockcastle
County, Kentucky

.....2 Samuel Meek Carson b: Jan 24, 1862 in Lincoln County (near Crab Orchard), Kentucky, d: May 19,
1942 in Yukon, Canadian Co., Oklahoma
+ Mary Jane Armstrong b: Sep 17, 1865 in Mercer Co., Illinois, m: Jan 19, 1889 in Wahoo,
Nebraska, d: Jul 08, 1945 in Yukon, Oklahoma



+ Married second. Mahala Jane Owens b: Jul 15, 1826 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, Mt. Vernon, m: Abt. 1864 in
Rockcastle County, Kentucky, Mt. Vernon, d: May 14, 1908 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, Mt.
Vernon

.....2 Martha Carson b: 1866 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: 1930 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
+ McHenry Brown b: 1866 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, m: Dec 31, 1884 in Rockcastle
County, Kentucky, d: 1947 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky

.....2 Stephen Green Carson b: Apr 29, 1870 in Blue Lick, Rockcastle County, Kentucky, d: Dec 05, 1953
in Davie, Broward Co. Florida
+ Susan Ellen Sowder b: Oct 29, 1872 in Spiro, Rockcastle Co., KY or Corbin, Laurel County, Ky,
m: Jun 21, 1888 in Mount Vernon, Kentucky, d: Dec 23, 1962 in Davie, Broward Co. Florida

                                                        

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Semi-Weekly Interior Journal
Friday, December 29, 1893
Stanford, Kentucky
Vol. XXI      No. 86

 

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Elizabeth Jane Carson (daughter of Joseph Carson and his first wife Catherine Harness) never married and as an adult lived with her aunt, Catherine (Carson) Magee.

 

 

 

 

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Rockcastle County Deed Book 18, pages 309-312

The widow and heirs of Joseph Carson (1822-1893) sold his land to Gillis Craig and his son, Joe M Craig.

[Note: Martha Carson (1821-1896), the brother of Joseph Carson (1822-1893) married Joseph James Craig and had a son, Alford Gillis Craig. Alford Gillis Craig and his wife, Elizabeth Owens, had a son, Joe Matt Craig.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

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