Albert T Carson
M, b. November 6, 1841, d. March 8, 1926
- Birth: Albert T Carson was born on November 6, 1841 in London, Ontario, Canada.
- Death: He died on March 8, 1926, at age 84.
- Note: Albert T. Carson
My 4th Great Grandpa on My Mom's Side
Albert was born Nov. 6, 1841 near London Canada, at a place known as the Talbot
settlement. He came with his parents to Winnebago County, m. in 1850 at the age of nine.
When he grew up he became a carpenter. When the feud broke out into the Civil War he
enlisted in the 1st Co. K, Hlinois Calvary, on Sep. 6, 1861. Itis believed that he lied about his age
when he enlisted. After Albert's assigned period ofthree years in service in the Civil War as a
bugle cailer was over, he was honorably discharged and re-enlisted in the 8th Illinois Calvary as a
private. Albert was 5' 911 when he entered the service and was in service until the dose of the
war in April 1865. He was in Washington, D.C., at the time of President lincoln's funeral. After
Albert was done with the service, he settled down and married Martha Janette Mathewson, a
lovely woman born on Nov. 24, 1850. He made cabinetry and did some farming. Albert and
Martha had two kids, Clyde William and Bertrand Wickliff Carson. Albert was 84 when he died.
A Story about Albert's legacy in the Carson Family
His descendants have carried on his legacy by passing down his bugle from generation
to generation. His descendants have also passed down his Union flag and his pistols and
gunpowder bag. My grandma, Kathleen Carson Jandaht has his bugle and his flag at the
current time while my grandma's cousin has the pistols and gunpowder bag. Albert Carson's
legacy as a family name has ended because no women have kept the family name. But my
mother, Stacy Jandahl Mara, has tried to continue this legacy by naming me Carson in my
ancestors' honor. I am famous in the city my great grandpa, Clayton Carson, lived in because
there are stili a few male Carsons. But when the sad day shall come when they pass there will
be no more Carsons.
Carson Mara, 2010
Albert T. Carson
He was born November 6, 1841 in Canada; he came to the United States in 1850. He came with his parents to Winnebago, Illinois. He enlisted in the Calvary in November 1861 to fight in the Civil War. He was honorably discharged and
re-enlisted in the eighth Illinois Calvary in 1864.
He was active until the close of the war, discharged at Benton Barracks in July 1865. He was in Washington, D.C area during President Lincoln's funeral. During the war, horses were left in Yorktown because the boats weren't big enough to carry the horses across the river.
He was never wounded or captured in the war. Albert played a very important part in the war. He was a bugler and woke up the soldiers to fight.
He died March 8, 1926 at the age of 84.
While he was sleeping, his horse rolled over on his bugle. It was damaged so badly no noise could come out of it. He had to hit it with a hammer to make it work again. It was passed down through the generations and now is the property of my grandma Kathy.
Connor Mara, 2011.
Martha Janette Matthewson
F, b. November 24, 1850, d. July 15, 1936
- Birth: Martha Janette Matthewson was born on November 24, 1850.
- Death: She died on July 15, 1936, at age 85.
M, b. circa 1810
- Birth: John Carson was born circa 1810.
F, b. circa 1810
- Birth: Mary Taylor was born circa 1810.
M, b. circa 1820
- Birth: Dearborn Matthewson was born circa 1820.
F, b. circa 1820
- Birth: Lavena Kimball was born circa 1820.
M, b. circa 1790
- Birth: Richard Kimball was born circa 1790.
F, b. circa 1887
- Birth: Alice Carson was born circa 1887.
F, b. circa 1888
- Birth: Effie Carson was born circa 1888.
M, b. circa 1888
- Birth: Frank Whitney was born circa 1888.
M, b. circa 1825
- Birth: William Foote was born circa 1825.
F, b. circa 1825
- Birth: Cordelia Day was born circa 1825.
M, b. circa 1790
- Birth: Levi Foote was born circa 1790.
F, b. circa 1795
- Birth: Catherine VanScooter was born circa 1795.
M, b. circa 1760
- Birth: Peter Foote was born circa 1760.
F, b. circa 1826
- Birth: Jane Foote was born circa 1826.
M, b. circa 1828
- Birth: Orville Foote was born circa 1828.
M, b. circa 1829
- Birth: Washington Foote was born circa 1829.
F, b. circa 1856
- Birth: Maggie Foote was born circa 1856.
F, b. circa 1857
- Birth: Hattie Foote was born circa 1857.
F, b. circa 1858
- Birth: Mary Foote was born circa 1858.
M, b. circa 1859
- Birth: Cary Foote was born circa 1859.
F, b. circa 1860
- Birth: Mae Foote was born circa 1860.
Duane Burton Carson