William Anderson Caughron

10 July 1852–9 August 1920 (Age 68)
Cocke, Tennessee, United States

The Life 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 C. Loveday on 15 August 1874, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. 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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Family Time Line

William Anderson Caughron
1852–1920
Nancy C. Loveday
1856–1911
Marriage: 15 August 1874
Luther Oscar Caughron
1873–1945
James W Caughorn
1876–
James Michael Caughron
1875–1880
Luther Oscar Caughron
1878–1945
Susan Ida Caughron Flynn Kear
1883–1923
Susan Ida Caughorn
1883–1923
Thomas Owen Caughron
1885–1930
Thomas Owen Caughron
1885–1930
Bruce Delozier Caughron
1886–1955
Bruce Caughron
1887–1955
Stewart Lester Caughron
1898–1941
Stewart Lester Caughron
1898–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 August 1874
Sevier, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

    Luther Oscar Caughron

    Male1873–1945Male

    James Michael Caughron

    Male1875–1880Male

    James W Caughorn

    Male1876–Male

    Male1878–1945Male

    Susan Ida Caughron Flynn Kear

    Female1883–1923Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Decatur Caughron

    Male1827–1906Male

    Mary A. Hicks

    Female1834–1886Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 10

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.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 18

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

1 Variant of Scottish Cochran .2 Reduced variant of Irish McCaghren .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William A Cochran in household of Isaac Cochran, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anderson Cougharn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm A Caughron, "United States Census, 1900"

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