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Capt Andrew Carson
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1756
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1841
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA

Andrew Carson, like his nephew, "Kit," was of an adventurous disposition, and was the bearer of dispatches from the commanding officers in the up-country to those in South Carolina. This duty made him acquainted with the command of General Francis Marion, which suited his taste, and he connected himself with it. He was with the "Swamp Fox," so greatly dreaded by the British and the Tories, in many of his stealthy marches and daring surprises, the recital of which would send the blood careening through the veins of his juvenile listeners, half a century ago. The memory of them now awakens a dim recollection of the thrill and absorbing interest experienced.
Captain Carson was connected with the command of Baron DeKalb, at the battle of Camden, and was by the side of that noble officer when he was shot down while crossing a branch, and bore him out in his own arms.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Temperance Young Carson (1767 - 1831)
 
Inscription:
"He was a soldier of the Revolutionary War"
 
Note: Kit Carson was a nephew of Andrew Carson
 
Burial:
Young Family Cemetery
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: fourth row
 
Maintained by: Betty Young Bray
Originally Created by: Judy Benton Lamb
Record added: Jan 04, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10217372
Capt Andrew Carson
Added by: Richard Jordan
 
Capt Andrew Carson
Added by: SMills (inactive)
 
 
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5th great grand uncle.
- Melinda Finfrock-Richardson
 Added: Feb. 11, 2014

- Mike & Vera
 Added: Dec. 15, 2012
My 5th Great Grand Uncle, Finding my kin folk, Love ya.
- WildBill Billy Bedford Popejoy
 Added: Aug. 2, 2012
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