George Longmire Cabaniss

19 November 1792–9 July 1865 (Age 72)
, Lunenburg, Virginia

The Life of George Longmire

When George Longmire Cabaniss was born on 19 November 1792, his father, John Cabaniss, was 50 and his mother, Elizabeth Longmire, was 45. He married Catharine Jane Waggoner on 17 April 1815, in Barren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Todd, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1860. He died on 9 July 1865, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Illinois, United States.

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George Longmire Cabaniss
Catharine Jane Waggoner
Marriage: 17 April 1815
Elizabeth Longmire Cabiness
Lucy Ann Cabiness
G Cabaniss
America Bell Cabaniss
Theresa Jane Cabiness
Mary Louisa Cabaniss
John Cabiness
Edwin Wing Cabaniss
Richard Bapter Cabaniss
Virginia Cabiness

Spouse and Children

17 April 1815
Barren, Kentucky, United States


    Elizabeth Longmire Cabiness


    Lucy Ann Cabiness


    America Bell Cabaniss


    Theresa Jane Cabiness


    Mary Louisa Cabaniss


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 4

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.

Age 20

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Southern French: variant spelling of Cabanis, a habitational name from any of various places in Gard named Cabanis, from Late Latin capannis ‘at the huts’, ablative plural of capanna ‘hut’ ( see Caban ). This name was established in North American in the 18th century, probably by Huguenots .

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

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Sources (3)

  • G L Cavenis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George S Cabaness, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George L Cabaniss, "United States Census, 1840"

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