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Descendants of Alexander Harvey CARSON

Fifth Generation

(Continued)

105. Moses Carson BRIGGS (Nancy Ann CARSON , Lindsey , William , Alexander Harvey ) was born on 24 Sep 1827 in Howard Co, MO. He died on 4 Sep 1888 in Cloverdale, Sonoma Co, CA.

1850 Census
(City,County,State): Diamond Springs, El Dorado, California
Name: Moses Briggs
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: 1827
Birth Place: Missouri
Gender: Male
Occupation: farmer
Page: 349 Roll: M432_34
(Living alone)

1870 Census - Ukiah, Mendocino, CA
M. C. Briggs, 43, farmer, MO
Elizabeth, 43, MO
Nancy, 17, CA
Jennie, 6, CA
Belle G, 4, CA
Chas. H, 7 mos, CA

1880 Census - Ukiah, Mendocino, CA
Moses C. Briggs, 52, MO VA KY, farmer
Elizabeth, 52, wife, MO TN KY
Jennie, 16, dau, CA
Belle, 12, dau, CA
Charlie, 10, son, CA
Moses Carson, 7, son, CA

ID: I545915953
Name: Moses Carson BRIGGS
Given Name: Moses Carson
Surname: Briggs
Sex: M
Birth: 24 Sep 1827 in Howard Co.,MO 1 2
Death: 4 Sep 1888 in Cloverdale,Sonoma Co.,CA 3
Change Date: 24 Aug 2003
Note:
REFN: 2615
The first wagon to come into Potter Valley was brought in by Moses Briggs
and William Potter in the spring of 1853. They came in by the trail
later known as Hell's delight. A trail over the hill from Calpella.
Moses travelled back and forth from Sonoma County until April 1857 when
he brought his family here and located permanently on what was known as
the Briggs Ranch. After his death, his heirs kept the ranch until around
1980.

Father: Robert Washington BRIGGS b: Abt 1800 in South Carolina
Mother: Nancy Ann CARSON b: Abt 1807
Marriage 1 Elizabeth Lee POTTER b: 24 Oct 1827 in Saline or St. Clair Co.,MO
Married: 18 Aug 1852 in Sonoma Co.,CA 2
Children
Nancy BRIGGS b: 29 May 1853 in Ukiah,Mendocino Co.,CA
John R. BRIGGS b: Abt 1856 in Sonoma Co.,CA
Gilvanah BRIGGS b: 31 Dec 1858 in Mendocino Co.,CA
Jenny J BRIGGS
William H. BRIGGS b: 22 Jan 1861 in Mendocino Co.,CA
Charles Son BRIGGS b: 4 Oct 1869 in CA
Belle Irene BRIGGS b: 3 Sep 1867 in Mendocino Co.,CA
Moses Carson, Jr. BRIGGS b: 15 Jan 1872 in Mendocino Co.,CA

Moses married Elizabeth Lee POTTER daughter of John POTTER and Nancy ANDERSON on 18 Aug 1852 in Sonoma Co, CA. Elizabeth was born on 24 Oct 1827 in Saline or St. Clair Co, MO. She died on 4 Jan 1919 in Potter Valley, Mendocino Co, CA.

1880 Census - Potter Valley, Mendocino, CA
Elizabeth Briggs, widow, 78, Oct 1827, MO
Moses C, son, 28, Jan 1872, CA

Moses and Elizabeth had the following children:

+ 342 F i Nancy BRIGGS
  343 M ii John R. BRIGGS was born about 1856 in Sonoma Co, CA. He died on 1 Mar 1861 in Mendocino Co, CA.
  344 F iii Gilvanah BRIGGS was born on 31 Dec 1858 in Mendocino Co, CA. She died on 11 Feb 1861 in Mendocino Co, CA.
+ 345 F iv Jenny J BRIGGS
  346 M v William H. BRIGGS was born on 22 Jan 1861 in Mendocino Co, CA. He died on 1 Feb 1863 in Mendocino Co, CA.
+ 347 F vi Belle Irene BRIGGS
  348 M vii Charles H. BRIGGS was born on 4 Oct 1869 in California. He died on 22 May 1961 in Alameda Co, CA.
+ 349 M viii Moses Carson BRIGGS Jr.

106. J. H. BRIGGS (Nancy Ann CARSON , Lindsey , William , Alexander Harvey ) was born about 1834 in Missouri.

1870 Census - Ukiah, Mendocino, CA
J. H. Briggs, 36, saloonkeeper, MO
Sallie, 24, MO
Libbie, 8, CA
Willie, 6, CA

J. H. BRIGGS married Sallie. Sallie was born about 1845 in Missouri.

They had the following children:

  350 F i Libbie BRIGGS was born about 1861 in California.
  351 M ii Willie BRIGGS was born about 1864 in California.

108. Robert BRIGGS (Nancy Ann CARSON , Lindsey , William , Alexander Harvey ) was born about 1843 in Missouri.

1870 Census
Mollie Briggs Calpella, Mendocino, CA 21 1848 Illinois White Female
Robert Briggs Calpella, Mendocino, CA 23 1846 Missouri White Male
Thomas Briggs Calpella, Mendocino, CA 5 1864 Illinois White Male
William Briggs Calpella, Mendocino, CA 2 1867 Illinois White Male

Robert married Mollie. Mollie was born about 1848 in Illinois.

They had the following children:

  352 M i Thomas BRIGGS was born about 1864 in Illinois.
  353 M ii William BRIGGS was born about 1867 in Illinois.

112. Achiles CARSON (Robert , Lindsey , William , Alexander Harvey ) was born about 1840 in Missouri.

1870 Census - Boons Lick, Howard, MO
A. Carson (male), 28, farmer, MO
Susan, 23, MO
Harriet, 1, KY
Harriet, 57, KY
Robt, 67, KY
William, 24, MO

Achiles married Susan. Susan was born about 1847 in Missouri.

They had the following children:

  354 F i Harriet CARSON was born about 1868 in Missouri.

127. Christopher Charles CARSON (Christopher Houston , Lindsey , William , Alexander Harvey ) was born on 12 Jun 1858 in Taos, New Mexico. He died on 9 Feb 1929 in La Junta, Colorado.

1880 Census
Kit CARSON Medano Springs, Costilla, CO 21 <1859> New Mexico Territory Male Other

Name: Kit Carson
Age in 1910: 52
Estimated birth year: 1857
Birthplace: New Mexico
Home in 1910: 10-PCT, OTERO, Colorado
Race: White
Gender: Male
Series: T624 Roll: 123 Part: 2 Page: 84B Year: 1910

1920 Census
Name: Charles C Carson
Age: 59 years
Estimated birth year: 1860
Birthplace: New Mexico
Race: White
Home in 1920: Precinct 1, Otero, Colorado
Roll: T625_169 Page: 2A ED: 154 Image: 0007
Charles C. Carson, 59, NM KY NM
Mary Alice, wife, 39, IA NY IN
Jesse Charles, son, 5, CO
Kit Edward, son, 4, CO
Alice Estelle, dau, 3, IA
Wm Lindsey, son, 10 months, CO

Christopher married Mary ALICE. Mary was born about 1880 in New Mexico.

They had the following children:

  355 M i Living
  356 M ii Living
  357 F iii Living
  358 M iv Living

141. Matilda "Mattie" CARSON (Lindsey , Lindsey , William , Alexander Harvey ) was born about 1850 in California.

Matilda married SHELEY.

They had the following children:

  359 F i Mabel C. SHELEY was born about 1877 in California.

150. William A. CARSON (Thomas Gibson , William Calvin , William , Alexander Harvey ) was born on 15 Oct 1735 in Ulster, Ireland. He died on 18 Nov 1801 in Abbeville, Sc.

William married Margaret E. MILLS. Margaret was born about 1732 in Ireland. She died in 1799 in Ulster, Ireland.

They had the following children:

  360 F i Martha CARSON.
  361 F ii Jean CARSON.
  362 F iii Seara CARSON.
  363 F iv Margaret CARSON.
  364 F v Elizabeth M. CARSON.
  365 F vi Mary CARSON.
+ 366 M vii Robert S. CARSON
+ 367 M viii William CARSON

152. John Wesley CARSON (Thomas Gibson , William Calvin , William , Alexander Harvey ) was born on 24 May 1760 in Ulster, Ireland. He died in May 1823 in Crawford, Ga.

John married Isabella MCGOUGH daughter of Robert MCGOUGH Sr and Sarah Matilda CARSON on 24 Jun 1782. Isabella was born on 13 May 1764 in County Down, Ireland. She died on 12 Dec 1838 in Crawford, Ga.

They had the following children:

  368 M i Thomas CARSON was born on 13 May 1785.
  369 M ii William CARSON was born on 26 Aug 1787.
  370 F iii Jane CARSON was born on 16 Sep 1789.
  371 F iv Isabella CARSON was born on 5 Jun 1793.
  372 F v Pauline CARSON was born on 5 Jul 1796.
+ 373 M vi John William CARSON
+ 374 M vii Joseph Jefferson CARSON
  375 M viii Robert CARSON was born on 2 May 1806.

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