Robert A. Carson and Rutha Jane Burns Family

Submitted by:  Cynthia Carson McClure

I will be glad to share any information on any of these family lines. I need info on my Carson line if anyone can help.

Robert A. Carson married Rutha Jane Burns 7 May 1857 in Bradley County,TN.She was the daughter of Geroge M. Burns ( born in Buncombe County, NC abt 1794 - living in Bradley County in 1860 - died Whitfield County, GA 1868 ) and Elizabeth Raper ( born abt 1801 probally Blount County, TN - died Whitfield County, GA ) Elizabeth was the daughter of Jacob Raper,Sr.( born abt 1747 in Yorkshire, England - died abt 1840 in Bradley County TN) and Elizabeth Gray ( born abt 1750 in Guliford County, NC - died in Bradley County, tn ) George M. Burns and Elizabeth Raper were married in Blount County TN 14 Feb 1818.
Children of Robert A. Carson and Rutha Jane Burns:
Emmett M. Carson - 6 Sept 1858 -12 Dec 1888
Adelia Alice Carson Haskins - 1 March 1861 - 7 Feb 1929
Leonard Lafayette Carson ( Fate) - 20 March 1863 - 13 Nov 1920
George Wyatt Carson - 7 Jan 1866 - 24 June 1946
Henry A. Carson - 9 Sept 1868 - 20 Aug 1887
Frances O. Carson Robertson - 10 June 1870 - 1 Aug 1956
Robert Edward Carson - 1 Sept 1873 - 16 Sept 1953
Charles C. ( Cass ) Carson - 31 Aug 1876
Sadie A. Carson Cate ( Dr. C.G.) - 24 Feb 1879
George Wyatt Carson married Eula Neal Wood , of Cleveland, Bradley county ,TN - 11 Jan 1893 . They moved to Columbus, Lowndes County, MS where he was employed with C.& G.( Columbus & Greenville ) Railroad as a locomotive engineer.They had 6 children:
Grace Ruth Carson Robinson - 29 July 1894 - 5 June 1987
George Stewart Carson - 26 July 1897 - 9 Nov 1903 ( was taken to Cleveland, TN for burial in the Wood family lot in Fort Hill Cemetery )
Robert E. Carson - 17 Oct 1900 - 19 Oct 1900
John Wood Carson - 22 April 1905 - 28 April 1905
Neal Wyatt Carson - 6 Nov 1906 - 28 Aug 1968 ( my father )
Mildred Leona Carson Peet - 17 June 1910 - 11 March 1887 ( CA )
Eula Neal Wood was the daughter of Benjamin Stewart Wood and Nancy Jane Hawk of Bradley County, TN.
Benjamin was the son of John Clark Wood,Sr and Mary ( polly ) Wooten.Married 7 Nov 1821 in Jefferson County, TN and moving to Bradley County abt 1837.
John was the son of Wiley Wood and Jane Clark
Mary was the daughter of Turner Wooten and Nacy Roper of Chesterfield County, VA and Jefferson County, TN
Nancy Jane Hawk was the daughter of William H. Hawk and Mahulda Anderson of McDonald, Bradley County, TN.
William was the son of Abraham Hawk ( Netherlands, Lancaster County, PA and Hawkins County TN.) and Sarah Reynolds of VA and Hawkins County, TN
Mahulda was the daughter of Stephen Anderson and Sarah Perkins of VA and Hawkins County TN.
Stephen Anderson was the son of Swinfield and Elizabeth Anderson of VA and Hawkins County, TN

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