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William Palmer "Willie" Carson
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1845
Clarke County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1929
Ashland
Franklin County
Georgia, USA

"The Carnesville Herald and Advance", dated Thursday September 26, 1929:

Mr. Wm. P. Carson Passes to Beyond:

In the death of Mr. William P. Carson, Franklin County loses one of its most honored and worthy citizens. Death came to him in his home in Ashland Saturday afternoon, Sept. 21 after an illness of more than a year. He contracted the flu last year and could never overcome it. He was 84 years old and had been active until his last illness.

Mr. Carson was born and reared in the community in which he died and no citizen was held in higher respect than was he. He enlisted in the Confederate Army at an early age and served to the end of the conflict with distinction to himself and to the cause he represented. He united with the Hebron Presbyterian Church in early life and lived a long and Christian life throughout his long and useful life. He was one of the stalwart pillars of this church and a champion of the cause it represented until the end.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. H. R. Foster, Presbyterian pastor of the Commerce and Hebron Churches, Sunday morning at 11 o'clock at the historic Hebron Presbyterian Church. Interment was in the churchyard cemetery.

The Ashland Community, Franklin County and the state of Georgia have lost one of their finest and most useful citizens in the passing of this splendid character, a man of highest and noblest ideals who remained throughout the long years to his family, his church, his community and his state.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Harrison Carson (1804 - 1887)
  Rebecca Narcissus Martin Carson (1814 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Mahulda Dailey Carson (1849 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Albert Clarence Carson (1870 - 1939)*
  William Edward Carson (1872 - 1934)*
  Ora Lillian Carson (1875 - 1974)*
  Walter Harrison Carson (1878 - 1939)*
  Chester Carson (1881 - 1957)*
  Samuel Jackson Carson (1884 - 1885)*
  Lucy Narcissus Carson Coker (1887 - 1921)*
  Ivan Eustace Carson (1893 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Emaline Carson (1839 - 1911)*
  Thomas Leeland Carson (1843 - 1925)*
  William Palmer Carson (1845 - 1929)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Faithful to their trust.
 
Burial:
Hebron Presbyterian Cemetery
Hebron
Banks County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Row Eighteen near corner
 
Maintained by: William Carson
Originally Created by: Kathleen Boucher
Record added: May 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70324529
William Palmer Willie Carson
Added by: Kathleen Boucher
 
William Palmer Willie Carson
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Added by: William Carson
 
 
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Entered service 12 May 1863, Banks Co.; served until 26 April 1865; discharged in Greensboro, NC; Co. H, 34th Georgia Infantry
- UDC Dick Dowling Chapter 404
 Added: Dec. 31, 2011
 
 
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