Margaret Ann Cage

Female5 April 1862–24 November 1919

Brief Life History of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Cage was born on 5 April 1862, in Center, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Edward Cage, was 28 and her mother, Eliza Narcissa Rock, was 25. She married Reuben Nunn on 5 March 1890, in Center, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 2 Sulphur Well, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Lafayette Magisterial District, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 24 November 1919, at the age of 57, and was buried in Center, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Nunn
Margaret Ann Cage
Marriage: 5 March 1890
Robert Edward Nunn
Emmett George Nunn
Andrew Frederick “Fred” Nunn
Elizabeth Rosanna Nunn
Louise Ella Nunn
Mary Margaret Nunn

Sources (10)

  • Margaret Cage in household of James E Cage, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Cage in entry for Chas E Taffe and Louise Nunn, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Margaret A. Nunn, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 March 1890Center, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 19

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Anglia): from Middle English, Old French cage ‘cage, enclosure’ (from Latin cavea ‘container, cave’), denoting someone who lived by or was the keeper of a cage, in the sense ‘lock-up, prison for petty offenders’.

    English: alternatively, a variant of Keech .

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

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