Abigail Allen

1794–after 1870 (Age 76)
Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Allen was born in 1794, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jonathan Allen, was 28 and her mother, Anna Edwards, was 29. She married Jesse W Caudle about 1809, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wadesboro, Anson, North Carolina, United States in 1860. She died after 1870, in Lanesboro Township, Anson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Jesse W Caudle
1791–1860
Abigail Allen
1794–1870
Marriage: about 1809
Lucy Caudle
1807–1904
Jesse W. Caudle
1825–1865
Allen Caudle
1815–
Alfred Caudle
1818–1894
Abigail Caudle
1823–
Penelope Caudle
1824–
Ambrose Leonidas Caudle Sr
1827–1891
Alvin Caudle
1828–
Abner Caudle
1830–
Absalom A Caudle
1831–1866
Genison D Caudle
1832–1863
William Marshall Caudle
1835–1899
Thomas Jefferson Caudle
1836–1904
Jonathan Caudle
1839–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1809
North Carolina, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 5

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abigal Caudle in household of Jesse W Fifer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Abagail Candle in household of Jesse Candle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abigail Candel in household of Jesse Phifer, "United States Census, 1860"

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