Kit Carson

Frontiersman Kit Carson Full Name: Kit Carson [Christopher Carson]


Profession: Frontiersman
Why Famous: A frontier legend who had several jobs in his lifetime including mountain man (fur trapper), wilderness guide, Indian agent, and American Army officer. Exaggerated versions of his exploits were the subject of dime novels.

Born: December 24, 1809
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madison County, Kentucky, United States

Died: May 23, 1868 (aged 58)
Cause of Death: Aortic aneurysm

Married Life

  • 1843-02-06 Frontiersman Kit Carson (33) weds Josefa Jaramillo (14) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

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