Morrison Cavender

5 October 1843–20 March 1925 (Age 81)
Kanawha, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Morrison

When Morrison Cavender was born on 5 October 1843, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Allen Cavender, was 45 and his mother, Nancy Caldwell, was 50. He married Susan Maria Jarrett on 27 February 1868, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Union District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years and Guthrie, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 20 March 1925, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morrison Cavender
1843–1925
Susan Maria Jarrett
1847–1895
Marriage: 27 February 1868
Amanda Catherine Cavender
1869–1914
Mary Alice Cavender
1873–1953
James Jasper Cavender
1874–1941
Sara A. Cavender
1876–
Staughter Cavender
1877–1955
Fred Lawrence Cavender
1879–1955
Plina Cavender
1882–1961
Harrison Cavender
1884–1954
Susan Cavender
1886–
Herman Lawrence Cavender
1887–1973
Ethel Cavender
1895–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1868
Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Female1869–1914Female

    Mary Alice Cavender

    Female1873–1953Female

    James Jasper Cavender

    Male1874–1941Male

    Sara A. Cavender

    Female1876–Female

    Staughter Cavender

    Male1877–1955Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Minerva Cavender

    Female1817–Female

    Male1819–1907Male

    Mary Jane Cavender

    Female1821–1857Female

    Sarah Jane Cavender

    Female1825–1883Female

    James Wesley Wellington Cavender

    Male1828–1888Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 20

In 1863, West Virginia's counties were divided into civil townships, with the intention of encouraging local government. This proved impractical in the heavily rural state, and in 1872 the townships were converted into magisterial districts. Kanawha County was divided into ten districts: Big Sandy, Cabin Creek, Charleston, Elk, Jefferson, Loudon, Malden, Poca, Union, and Washington.
1865

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English altered form of Irish Kavanagh .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Morrison Cavender in household of Andrew Cavender, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Morrison Covender, "United States Census, 1910"
  • M* Cavender, "United States Census, 1900"

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