Biography of Alexander G. Carson
Tipton County, IN Biographies





ALEXANDER G. CARSON, a Tipton County farmer, was born November 19, 1838, in Marion County, Ind., where he remained until he was about twelve years old; he then removed with his father, Alexander Carson, to Tipton County, and settled on a farm in Prairie Township. In 1870, his father sold this farm, removed to Clinton County, and settled near Michigantown, where he died April 17, 1880, at the age of seventy six. For more than half a century he was a devoted Christian, and a member of the Baptist Church; ten children survived him. The subject of this sketch came to Tipton County and settled in Cicero Township, and purchased a small farm of forty acres; he subsequently sold this and purchased another farm of eighty acres, upon which he moved in 1876. He has continued farming since with good success; he has about fifty acres under cultivation, and his land is of very fertile soil, producing seventy five bushels of corn to the acre; he built a good residence upon it in the fall of 1882. Mr. Carson was married in Marion County, Ind., January 1, 1862, to Miss Mary E. Rabourn. They have two children, William Sherman and Ida Belle. Mr. Carson is a Republican in politics, and he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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