John Hazard Caswell

24 February 1826–3 April 1904 (Age 78)
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of John Hazard

When John Hazard Caswell was born on 24 February 1826, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, John West Caswell, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Bush Tefft, was 29. He married Abbie A. Eaton on 10 July 1853, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States in 1860 and Rhode Island, United States in 1870. He died on 3 April 1904, in Narragansett, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hazard Caswell
1826–1904
Abbie A. Eaton
1833–1918
Marriage: 10 July 1853
Hannah J. Caswell
1854–1933
Mary Ella Caswell
1857–1873
John Alphonso Caswell
1859–1873
William Sprague Caswell
1861–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 July 1853
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(4)

    Hannah J. Caswell

    Female1854–1933Female

    Mary Ella Caswell

    Female1857–1873Female

    John Alphonso Caswell

    Male1859–1873Male

    William Sprague Caswell

    Male1861–1924Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1815–1898Male

    Daniel T. Casswell

    Male1820–1884Male

    Mary Ann Caswell

    Female1824–1855Female

    Male1826–1904Male

    William G Caswell

    Male1828–1896Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 9

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 36

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Dorset, Northamptonshire, and Somerset named Caswell, from Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John H Caswell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Caswell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John H Caswell, "United States Census, 1860"

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