John Hazard Caswell

Brief Life History 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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John Hazard Caswell
Abbie A. Eaton
Marriage: 10 July 1853
Hannah J. Caswell
Mary Ella Caswell
John Alphonso Caswell
William Sprague Caswell

Sources (25)

  • John H Caswell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H. Caswell, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • John Hazard Caswell, "Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

1841 · Dorr Rebellion

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

1862 · US Naval Academy

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 any of the places in Dorset, Northamptonshire, and Somerset named Caswell, from Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring, stream’. See also Creswell .

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

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