I have inherited a paper with the Carson family history with such wonderful detail:
Tyrone county, Ireland
JOHN CARSON born 2/8/1803 Married JANE CRAWFORD born 2/22/1805 MARRIAGE DATE 11/09/1824 Their children were: Eliza Sarah born 9/18/1828 Mary born 1830 Alexander born 7/27/1833 John born 8/11/1837 William James born 8/22/1840 Jane born 9/2/1843
They left Cuglafson, Tyrone county, Ireland April 5, 1849 and landed in America 7/4/1849. They lived in Weston, Platte County, Missouri.
Daughter Mary married Jacob Fultcher 10/19/1852.
Daughter Jane married James Robert McCord 11/9/1865
Jane and James Robert McCord's children were:
Robert Benjamine born 2/17/1868 in Missouri died 8/21/1946 Smith Scott (Pete) born 3/25/1869 " " Hennrietta (Hettie) born 3/7/1871 " " John Alexander born 10/30/1872 " " Ora Anna born 12/5/1877 Forestville CA died 7/4/60 Santa Rosa, CA Arthur (Art) born 8/25/1879 " "
The McCord family left Missouri April 3. 1875 and landed in Sacramento CA April 10. 1875. They came through Sebastopol, CA New Years Day 18?? locating in Sebastopol.
Son Robert married Electa Z. Bones on 6/7/1896 by Rev. J.D. Foster in Glen Ellen CA.
Electa Bones McCord died 6/7/1963
Their children were: Earl and Zerl Twins died at birth Robert Glen born 8/23/1900 died 5/7/1977 Helen Eliza born 1/8/1902 in Glen Ellen Chauncy Vernon born 2/22/1903 died 1/20/1905 in Santa Rosa Emily Ardez 5/30/1907 Santa Rosa
Smith Scott (Pete) married Zidana Davidson of Occidental CA on 6/1/1904 Smith died in Nome Alaska (I believe there was a gold rush there) Zidana and Smith had a daughter Lulu Elizabeth 2/24/1908 born in Nome, Alaska. Lulu married Carlton Marshall and lived in Oakland CA
Hettie married at 16 to a man named James and divorced. Later she married William Ford who died in 1948. They had a son William Ford who died 1/1/1903 he was 7 yrs. 10 mos. 22 days old.