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Corson

It is thought that Corson was given as a middle name to George C. Scott, and his son, William Corson Scott, because it was a family surname in their genealogy. We are including any information available on the Corson name, and variant spellings, in the event we connect this line in the future.


Direct Descendants of Jansen Carsten

1 ...Jansen Carsten Abt 1612 - 1655
+Barbara Abt 1616 -
.....2 Jan Corson Bef. 1655 - Bef. 1720/21
+Maria Eloise Daas Abt 1659 -
........ 3 Jacob Corson, Sr. Abt 1687 - Abt 1737
+Amy Abt 1691 -
........... 4 Jacob Corson II Abt 1716 - 1803
+Charity Stillwell Abt 1720
................ 5 Eli Corson 1748 - 1813
+Christianna Thompson 1841
................... 6 Aquilla Corson Abt 1783 - 1851
+Catherine Totten 1786 -
....................... 7 Albert Corson, Sr. 1818 - 1897
*2nd Wife of Albert Corson, Sr.:
+ Betsey Kittle 1818 - 1855
........................... 8 James Kittle Corson 1838 - 1870
+Mary Jane Spore 1838 - 1920
............................... 9 Thomas Eddy Corson 1859 - 1937
+Clara Margaret Bachman 1871 -
................................... 10 Mae Winnona Corson 1894-1950

REF: Carsten became Corson.
REF: "Founder of Early American Families", Emmigrants from Europe 1607-
1657; P. 80 - Corsen, Corson, Coursen, see Pieterson; Pieterson, Pieterszen.
See also Peterson. Cors Born ca 1612, from Holland.
New Amsterdam (N.N.), 1638, d. New Amsterdam 1655. Descendants assumed
patronymic Corssen, Corsen, Corson, a personal characteristic name,
or vroom.
"Corson families in America", 2v 1939; Record 66:223 (identity),
N.G.S.O. 41:10

NAME: also known as Jan Carsonsson.
NAME: aka Jacob Corson, I.
DEATH: bet 12 Dec 1736 & 25 Apr 1737, d prior to 16 Oct 1756.
REF: 300 Years of the "Corson Family in America", p.30, Vol. II (1939),
& p. 20
REF: DAR Linage on Jacob Corson service as a seaman under Hope Willetts,
who had charge of the Privteers "Black Jack" & "Luck & Fortune."
He also served as a private under Capt. James Willetts, 2nd Battalion,
Cape May Infantry.
REF: Stephen's History, Cape May County, pp. 197-202;
Jacob Corson serv as a private in Capt. Willetts Co. 1777 of
Cape May Militia.
REF: DAR Lineage Bk Vol. 39, pp. 311
REF: Vol.2, p.40, Corson Family History, by Orville Corson, 1939.
REF: Vol. 39, p. 311 DAR Lineage Bk, Mrs. Josephine Leaming Davis,
Nat #38847
DEATH: Jacob Corson, Jr., d bet 12 Jan 1803 & 31 Jan 1803.
MARRIAGE: to Charity Stillwell, dau of Nicholas of Upper Ywp.,
Cape May, NJ.
WILL: Signed 12 Jan., 1803, Probated 31 Jan 1803, Upper Township,
Cape May Co., NJ.
REF: Carol Parman, RR 4, Box 43, Grant City, MO 64456 - 5/6/95; responded
to my query on par of Charity Stillwell, sent $1.00 & SASE for data.
REF: Jacob, Jr. was a Pvt. in the 2nd Battalion, Cape May Infantry, RW.
REF: Corson/Colson Hist. Assn., c/o Iverne Corson Rinehart, Sec-Treas.,
9311-P Golden Way Court, Apt. P., Richmond, VA 23294 / 804-747-8180.


Information about this page

The above information was provided by Helen, at:
Hewick@oonl.com

Although a connection has not been made between the
Corsons above, and the "William Corson Scott" in
our genealogy.....the data is provided in the event
it may help someone else in their search.

Max



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