John Benton Cason

Male28 December 1865–20 July 1932

Brief Life History of John Benton

When John Benton Cason was born on 28 December 1865, in Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, his father, James Pulliam Cason, was 33 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Marsh, was 29. He married Ada Templeton on 3 August 1895, in Grant, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 7 North Fork, Grant, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Heppner, Morrow, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 July 1932, at the age of 66, and was buried in Heppner, Morrow, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Benton Cason
Ada Templeton
Marriage: 3 August 1895
Marion Cason
Bertha May Cason
John Carl Cason
Florence Ada Cason
Della Muriel Cason
Vivian Viola Cason
Alyce Pearl Cason
Gladys Helen Cason
Patricia Jean Cason

Sources (29)

  • John Benton Cason in entry for Bertha May Cason, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
  • John Cason en la familia de James Cason, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Cason in entry for John C Cason and Mildred P Smith, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 August 1895Grant, Oregon, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1866 · Married Women's Property Act

    Age 1

    Married Women’s Property Act protected women’s rights protected property for women in Oregon upon the death of her husband. 


    Age 21

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk and Suffolk): habitational name for someone from Cawston in Norfolk; the form of the surname reflects the local pronunciation of the placename, which is from the Old Norse personal name Kalfr + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.

    Italian (Veneto): augmentative form of Casa .

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

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