HENRY CARBON                           GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas



HENRY CARBON, farmer, Section 4, P. O. Mound City, was born in Fort Plain, Montgomery co., N. Y., July 11, 1839, where he was reared and educated, after which he engaged in agricultural pursuits. He pursued this occupation until 1857, when he emigrated to Kansas, and located in Linn county on his present place of 160 acres. In 1862, he enlisted in Company D, Fifth Regiment Kansas Cavalry. He was captured in Arkansas and imprisoned at Tyler, Tex., where he remained until the close of the war. He then returned to Linn County, where he has since been engaged in farming. He was married in Linn County, Kan., June 13, 1881, to Kate Kane, of Boston, Mass. He has four children - Charles A., Lillie H., Cora and George H. Mr. Carbon is a member of the Republican party.