William John Carroll1

#937, (10 August 1880 - 30 January 1919)
Relationship2nd cousin of Anna Margaret Donovan
Father*Thomas Christy Carroll2 (1846 - b 1909)
Mother*Anny Smith2 (c 1856 - )


Elizabeth Viola Dundon b. 1886, d. 1961
William John Carroll was also known as Willy.3 
Birth*10 August 1880He was born on 10 August 1880 at New BrunswickG.2 
Baptism26 September 1880He was baptized on 26 September 1880 at St-Pierre Church, Cocagne, Dundas Par., Kent Co., New BrunswickG.2 
1881He appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of Thomas Christy Carroll and Anny Smith at Dundas Par., Kent Co., New BrunswickG, age 7 mos, b. Sep; (neis. parents William and Catherine Carroll, fam. 3; James and Mary Tidd, fam. 4.)4 
1882He accompanied Thomas Christy Carroll and Anny Smith in 1882 to the United StatesG.5 
30 May 1885He appeared on the census of 30 May 1885 in the household of Thomas Christy Carroll and Anny Smith at Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MinnesotaG, age 4.6 
25 July 1895He appeared on the census of 25 July 1895 in the household of Thomas Christy Carroll and Anny Smith at Aitkin Twp., Aitkin Co., MinnesotaG, age 14, b. Canada.7 
June 1905He appeared on the census of June 1905 in the household of Anny Smith and Thomas Christy Carroll at Aitkin, Aitkin Co., MinnesotaG, age 24, b. ME, farm laborer.8 
Marriage*20 June 1909He married Elizabeth Viola Dundon, daughter of Michael Dundon and Catherine McNiff, on 20 June 1909 at Boston, Massachusetts.9 
19 August 1909He was mentioned in the will of Thomas Christy Carroll on 19 August 1909 at Aitkin Co., MinnesotaG, as William J of Kimberly MN.10 
27 April 1910He and Elizabeth Viola Dundon appeared on the census of 27 April 1910 at 5th Street, Aitkin, Aitkin Co., MinnesotaG.11 
Death*30 January 1919He died on 30 January 1919 at Koochiching Co., MinnesotaG, at age 38.12 


  1. [S42] 1881 Canada Census.
  2. [S99] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Pierre, Cocagne, Cte Kent, 1800-1899 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), p. 102, img. 253/460, B-54. William, b. 10 Aug 1880, son of Thomas Carroll and Anny Smith; bapt. 26 Sep 1880, sponsors John Carroll and Anny McCarthy. Hereinafter cited as Drouin: St-Pierre Cocagne, 1800-1899.
  3. [S42] 1881 Canada Census. neighbor of father Wm Carroll; Thomas (33), b. "N.E." [french abbr], Irish, "Journalier" [day-laborer]; Anna (250, b. "Q" [Quebec].
  4. [S42] 1881 Canada Census. Thomas (33), b. NS, Irish, journalier [day-laborer]; Anna (25), b. QC, Irish.
  5. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S862] Minnesota Territorial and State Censuses 1849-1905 [index and images], online Ancestry.com, Thomas (38), b. NB; Annie S (29), b. Canada.
  7. [S862] Minnesota Censuses 1849-1905, online Ancestry.com, Thomas (49), b. Canada, farmer; Anna (37), b. Canada.
  8. [S862] Minnesota Censuses 1849-1905, online Ancestry.com, nos. 50-58. Thomas Carle (58), b. Canada, father b. R____, mother b. Ireland, farmer; Anna (44), b. and parents b. Canada.
  9. [S767] Massachusetts Marriage Records 1840-1915 (images of registers), online Ancestry.com, img 1900/2126; marr. no. 3098; William J. Carroll (29), 125 Eustis St., lumberman, b. Notre Dame NB, father Thomas C Carroll, mother Annie Smith; Elizabeth V Dundon (21), 45 Adams Street, saleswoman, b. Savannah GA, father Michael Dundon, mother Catherine McNiff.
  10. [S1536] Minnesota, Aitkin County, Wills; (Aitkin, MN: Minnesota Probate Court (Aitkin Co.)), Wills, Vol A, 1884-1918, p. 30-31, imgs. 56-57/124. Last will of Thomas C Carroll, 19 Aug 1909. Mentions children Mrs. Maggie Peterson of Aitkin MN, William J Carroll of Kimberly MN, Frank Carroll of Denver CO, Thomas Clarence Carroll of Circle City AK and Joseph Carroll of Miles City MN. Gives one-third interest in all real and personal property to wife Anna J, with residue to wife Anna in trust and for the benefit of children James Albert, Harry Christopher, George Washington and Charles Sherman; if property remains after the last of the four named children comes of age, then it shall be given to the four children, one-sixth interest each. Names wife as Executrix. Witnesses Chas. G Peterson and Carrie C Klee, both of Aitkin MN.
    Proved 11 Dec 1909, by Geo. T Williams, Judge of Probate, Court at Aitkin.
  11. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. William C (29), b. and parents b. Canada, imm. 1883, nat., lumber co. foreman; Elizabeth (22), b. GA, parents b. MA.
  12. [S861] Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002, online Ancestry.com, William John Carroll, d. 30 Jan 1919, Koochiching Co, cert. no. 006439.