Enoch R. Deason

28 April 1839–6 November 1871 (Age 32)
Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Enoch R.

When Enoch R. Deason was born on 28 April 1839, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, Joel R. Deason, was 39 and his mother, Levina or Louisa, was 22. He married Martha Ann Gobin on 23 August 1861, in Ray, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Crooked River Township, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1864. He died on 6 November 1871, in Hardin, Ray, Missouri, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Hardin, Ray, Missouri, United States.

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Enoch R. Deason
Martha Ann Gobin
Marriage: 23 August 1861
John M. Deason
Mary L Deason

Spouse and Children

23 August 1861
Ray, Missouri, United States



    Mary L Deason


Parents and Siblings

    Joel R. Deason





    Eliza Deason


    Mary Elizabeth Deason


    Milus Deason


    Evan Deason



+9 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 7

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Age 21

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Day (1 and 2).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Enoch Deason in household of Joel Deason, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Enoch R Deason, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Enoch Deason in household of Joel Deason, "United States Census, 1850"

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