James Albert Carroll1

#9044, (January 1892 - 7 March 1963)
Relationship2nd cousin of Anna Margaret Donovan
Father*Thomas Christy Carroll2 (1846 - b 1909)
Mother*Anny Smith1 (c 1856 - )


Fannie Martin b. c 1902
Children 1.Clifton James Carroll+7 (c 1917 - 1960)
 2.Joe Sherman Carroll+7 (1919 - 1999)
 3.Annie Doris Carroll7 (1921 - 2010)
 4.Thomas Carroll+7 (1925 - 2007)
 5.Harry Carroll7 (1936 - 1994)
 6.Calvin Carroll7 (1940 - 2017)
James Albert Carroll was also known as Albert James. 
Birth*January 1892He was born in January 1892 at MinnesotaG; (1895 census has age 7.)3 
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 7, b. MN.2 
14 June 1900He appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 in the household of Thomas Christy Carroll and Anny Smith at Twp. 138, Crow Wing Co., MinnesotaG, age 8, b. MN Jan 1892.4 
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 15, b. MN.5 
19 August 1909In Thomas Christy Carroll's will dated 19 August 1909, James Albert Carroll was named as an heir, as James Albert, with property to be held by his mother in trust.6 
Marriage*circa 1916He married Fannie Martin circa 1916.7 
20 February 1920He and Fannie Martin appeared on the census of 20 February 1920 at Fort Yukon, 4th JD, Circle Prec., AlaskaG.8 
11 October 1930He and Fannie Martin appeared on the census of 11 October 1930 at Fort Yukon, 4th JD, Circle Prec., AlaskaG; (neis. Esias Loola, Julia Loola, David Frank, John Stevens.)9 
20 January 1940He and Fannie Martin appeared on the census of 20 January 1940 at Fort Yukon, 4th JD, Circle Prec., AlaskaG.10 
Death*7 March 1963He died on 7 March 1963 at Fort Yukon, Alaska, at age 71.11 


  1. [S862] Minnesota Territorial and State Censuses 1849-1905 [index and images], online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S862] Minnesota Censuses 1849-1905, online Ancestry.com, Thomas (49), b. Canada, farmer; Anna (37), b. Canada.
  3. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Thomas C Carl (53), b. NB Feb 1847, parents b. Ireland, lumbering, imm. 1882, natlzd.; Anna (44), b. Canada Apr 1866 [sic], father b. England, mother b. France, imm. 1882, 9 children, all living; marr. 23 yrs.
  5. [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.
  6. [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.
  7. [S2341] Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Fairbanks, Alaska, obituary for James A Carroll, 1963, q.v.
  8. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. James (30), b. NS, parents b. US, trapper; Fannie (24), b. and mother b. AK, father b. Canada, mother tongue Kutchen.
  9. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. James A (38), b. MN, father b. ME, mother b. NB, trapper, fur business; Fannie (28), b. and mother b. Athabaska Takudl, father b. Canada, housework.
  10. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. James (47), b. MN, trapper, fur business; Fanny (38), b. AK, Athabaskan linguistic group.
  11. [S2341] Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Fri., 15 Mar 1963, p. 16. Obituary for James A Carrol, age 73. Came to AK 1910 from Atkin MN, marr. Fannie Martin, res. Fort Yukon. Survived by wife, seven sons (Joe, Thomas, James, Richard, Harry, Albert and Calvin) and three daus. (Mrs. William Booth of Anchorage, Mrs. T J Moran of Fairbanks and Mrs. Tony Sumaker of Fairbanks); also sixty-seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Author of My First Ten Years in Alaska; worked for two years from 1910 around Circle City, then "floated down the Yukon River to Ft. Yukon." Was a trapper to 1927, then established a trading post at Fort Yukon; from 1939-1941 was a buyer of furs for Charles Goldstein (dec.); retired 1959. Burial 9 Mar 1963, Hudson's Bay Memorial Cemetery.