John Benton Cason

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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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 (35)

  • John Cason en la familia de James Cason, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Unknown, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"
  • John B. Cason, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Death Records, 1864-1967"

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1866 · Married Women's Property Act

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


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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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