1925 Biography - Hiram Carson

Hiram Carson was a first resident of Tunnel Hill Township. He served as sheriff of the county and also filled other stations of trust in the county and neighborhood. His widow, Nancy, now past ninety years old, and Frank, a son, reside on the old home place. Mrs. Carson was formally married to a Mr. Jackson and had a son, Reuben, who married Jane Simmons, and they had Cordia who married Joseph Murrie and Essie who married Frank Carter. Only three of Mrs. Carson's children are now living, beside Frank, they are Samuel, Jerome, who lives at Kankakee, Ill., and Casey, who resides in California. Pleasant married Lillie Morris and died leaving one son and a daughter.

Extracted 06 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, pages 340-341.

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