Enoch R. Deason

Male28 April 1839–6 November 1871

Brief Life History 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

Sources (26)

  • Enoch Deason in household of Joel Deason, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Zenoch Deason, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Enoch Deason in entry for John M. Deason, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

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  • Marriage
    23 August 1861Ray, Missouri, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (14)

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    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: variant of Dayson in either sense.

    In some cases also an Americanized form of Norwegian Disen (see Dyson 2).

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

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