James W. Carson

b. September 1854
James W. Carson|b. Sep 1854|p143.htm|John Patterson Carson|b. c 1816\nd. 24 Dec 1856|p137.htm|Evalina S. (—?—) (Carson)|b. c 1830|p142.htm|William C. Carson|b. 9 Jan 1790\nd. a 8 Dec 1830|p76.htm|Catherine J. Patterson|b. c 1795\nd. 1 Jul 1875|p77.htm|||||||

1st cousin 1 time removed of Louise Underwood.
1st cousin 3 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     James W. Carson was born in September 1854 in Texas.1 He was the son of John Patterson Carson and Evalina S. (—?—) (Carson). He married Ella Milam, daughter of William D. Milam and Anne (—?—) (Milam), circa 1895.1
Additional Data
James Carson was mentioned in his grandmother Catherine J. Borden's will dated 9 January 1872 in Columbia, Brazoria County, Texas.2

James W. Carson appeared on the 1880 U.S. Census on 1 June 1880 in Wharton County, Texas.3 Click to view image

E.S. Carson and her son, James Carson, both of Wharton County, sold to Ammon Underwood of Brazoria County, Texas, on 28 February 1887, for $200,
. . .all our rights, title, interest and claim by heirship, inheritance or otherwise in and to fractional undivided parts of two tracts of land in the State of Texas, both inherited from the estate of William J. Carson, the first named being our entire interest and inheritance of a fraction of 738 acres of the William C. Carson grant in Brazoria County, comprising togather one hundred and twelve acres 1/4 acres, more or less, and the other being our fractional interest and heirship in these [?] and twenty acres of land situated partly in Kerr and partly in Kendall counties, originally granted to William J. Carson, and inherited by us respectively from his estate, our joint Share being fifty eight acres more or less undivided land, and both tracts being our joint and undivided entire inheritance in same two tracts and estimated to comprise togather one hundred and seventy acres 1/4 acres of land, more or less.4
James W. and Ela Carson appeared on the 1 June 1900 Federal Census of Wharton County, Texas, enumerated 3 June 1900. Their daughter Evelen was listed as living with them, as were Ella's parents William D. and Anne Milam.1 Click to view image

Child of James W. Carson and Ella Milam


  1. [S236] James W. Carson household, 1900 U.S. Census, Wharton County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 5, enumeration district (ED) 59, sheet 34B, dwelling 627, family 661; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 1678.
  2. [S97] Catherine J. Borden will (1872), Brazoria County Will Book, County Clerk's Office, Angleton, Texas.
  3. [S235] Jim Carson household, 1880 U.S. Census, Wharton County, Texas, population schedule, Precincts 3 and 4, enumeration district (ED) 155, sheet 3C/410, dwelling 27, family 27; National Archives micropublication T9, roll 1332.
  4. [S84] Brazoria County Deeds, Z: 183-184, County Clerk's Office, Angleton, Texas.