William Anderson Caughron

Brief Life History of William Anderson

When William Anderson Caughron was born on 10 July 1852, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Decatur Caughron, was 25 and his mother, Mary A. Hicks, was 18. He married Nancy Candy Loveday on 15 August 1874, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fair Garden, Sevier, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 4, Sevier, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 August 1920, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Sevier, Tennessee, United States.

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William Anderson Caughron
Nancy Candy Loveday
Marriage: 15 August 1874
Luther Oscar Caughron
James W Caughorn
Susan Ida Caughorn
Thomas Owen Caughron
Bruce Delozier Caughron
Stewart Lester Caughron

Sources (19)

  • William A Cochran in household of Isaac Cochran, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Anderson Caughron - Published information: birth-name: William Anderson Caughron
  • William A Caughran, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Scottish Cochran .

Shortened and altered form of Irish McCaghren .

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

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