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Surnames: Carson, Kellogg, Case, Deal, Hardy, Vincent, Nye, Latta, Kendall, Agne, Sonner,
Wick, Topping, Carlson
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MARSHALL E. CARSON, b. March 14, 1834 at Bangor, Maine - d. May 21, 1922; married EMOLINE
KELLOGG, b. May 1, 1847 at Bentenville, Fayette county, Indiana - d. Feb. 12, 1922;
married on July 17, 1870.....She was the daughter of Amos and Rebecca W. (Carver) Kellogg;
her family had moved to Nebraska in 1869, and after marrying she and her husband moved to
Magnolia in 1873; in 1882 they moved to west of Logan; the 1885 Iowa State Census shows
them living on the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section 14, range 43,
township 79, northwest of Logan; in 1903 they moved into the town of Logan.
A paragraph in the 1981 History of Harrison County, Iowa, page 107, by Doris Carson Webb,
speaks of the parents of Marshall ( William and Dorothy Nye Carson), as living at Blair,
Nebraska. S-S-S-O-O-O, William Carson must have emigrated from Bangor, Maine to Blair,
Nebraska at an early day.
The obituaries of both ( Marshall Carson, and Emeline (Kellogg) Carson, are posted here on
Rootsweb's site for Harrison county, Iowa.
Children (as far as known):
l. Annie Melissa, b. ca. 1873 in Nebraska - d. ___ __, ___; married Timothy Jacob Case, b.
ca. 1868 - d. ___ __,___; married on Feb. 6, 1895 at Logan, Iowa. He was the son of
Timothy Colwell and Eliza Ann (Deal) Case.....In 1922 they were living at Vera, Oklahoma.
2. Christopher N. "Kit", b. Jan. 7, 1875 in Soldier township, Monona county,
Iowa - d. June 26, 1973; married Ella B. Hardy, b. Nov. 18, 1876 - d. Aug. 20, 1967;
married on Dec. 28, 1898 at Logan, Iowa..... She was the daughter of Samuel Tomlinson and
Villa (Vincent) Hardy. Buried at Magnolia. ....In 1922 lived at Logan, Iowa......Their
grandson, John William "Johnny" Carson, was born Oct. 23, 1925.
3. Phoebe K., b. May 13, 1877 in Monona county, Iowa - d. Feb. 11, 1974; married William
W. Latta, b. Sept. 16, 1866 in Mills county, Iowa - d. Nov. 30, 1949 at Oelwein, Iowa;
married on Dec. 22, 1898 at Missouri Valley, Iowa.....He was the son of James M. and A. J.
(Kendall) Latta. .....In 1922 they were living at Logan, Iowa.....Burial at Logan, Iowa.
4. Amelda C. "Melda", b. Nov. 27, 1878 - d. Feb. 4, 1964; married Walter L.
Latta, b. Aug. 13, 1873 - d. Aug. 30, 1952; married on May 18, 1898 at Logan, Iowa....He
was the son of James M. and Anna (Kendall) Latta.....Burial at Logan, Iowa.
5. Ora Mendal, b. Jan. 22, 1881 in Soldier township, Monona county, Iowa; married Vera L.
Agne.....In 1922, they were living on 12th Street, Marion, Linn county, Iowa.
6. Edgar M., b. Feb. 19, 1883 in Harrison county - d. Aug. 28, 1981; married Grace Emma
Sonner, b. Dec. 27, 1894 - d. Aug. 5, 1986; married on Sept. 23, 1916. Buried at Logan,
Iowa. She was the daughter of Orrin P. and Susan (Wick) Sonner....A son Rex was born about
1900.....In 1922 they were living at Logan, Iowa.......In May 1918, her brother, Paul
Sonner, was drafted into the army at Des Moines, Iowa.
7. Fred Grant, b. July 1885 - d. 1923. Buried at Logan.
8. Charlie, died Jan. 22, 1887 in infancy. Buried at Logan. (The father's obituary
says two children died in infancy, but I am not sure of the other one.--W.F.)
9. Doctor Herbert Earl, b. Dec. 11, 1890 at Logan - d. ___ __, ___; married (1) Hazel
Topping, b. Jan. 31, 1890 - d. Jan. 5, 1937; married on April 11, 1916 in Harrison county,
Iowa. He was a dentist......?(He married (2) Marian Carlson.)?.....In 1956 they were
living at 757 Fourth Avenue South, Clinton, Iowa.
10. (See number "8".)