Kit Carson

Kit Carson

Birth

December 24, 1809

Apprenteced to a saddlemaker

1824

Ran away and joined Traders headed for Santa Fe, NM

1826

Trapper

1826 - 1841

Married to "Alice"

1836 - 1842

Guide

1841 - 1846

Married Maria Josefa Jaramillo

1843

Soldier

1846 - 1867

Became the agent for Jicarilla, Apache, Moache, Ute and Pueblos

1854

Arrested by David Meriwether

1856

Organized the Frist New Mexico Volunteer Infantry Regiment

1861

Resigned from the Army

1867

Death

May 23, 1868