Ludford Cahoon

1816–1881 (Age 65)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ludford

When Ludford Cahoon was born on 6 April 1816, in North Carolina, United States, his father, David Cahoon, was 32 and his mother, Phebe Alexander, was 25. He married Nancy Caroline Gibson on 23 June 1842, in Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Nixonton, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 25 March 1881, at the age of 64.

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Ludford Cahoon
Nancy Caroline Gibson
Marriage: 23 June 1842
Grizzella Ann Cohoon
Dorcas Caroline Cahoon

Spouse & Children

23 June 1842
Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 14

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Irish spelling (reflecting the traditional pronunciation) of the Scottish surname Colquhoun .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ludford Cohoon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • L Cohoon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ludford Cohoon, "United States Census, 1850"

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