In Los Angeles Times July 22, 1938. Obituary for Charles Carson son of Kit Carson. Son of Kit Carson Dies at 77 Years LaJunta (Colo.) July 21. Charles Carson, 77 years of age, son of the famed pioneer Indian scout, Kit Carson, died here today after a brief illness. The last surviving member of Kit Carson's immediate family. Charles Carson had lived on a ranch near Higbee, in Southern Colorado, since 1884.