Elijah C William Caraway

Brief Life History of Elijah C William

When Elijah C William Caraway was born on 26 February 1871, in Alabama, United States, his father, James Martin Caraway, was 36 and his mother, Argent Laurice Ogburn, was 30. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Ella Nova Register. He lived in Election Precinct 5 Dundee, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Dundee, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 1 December 1951, in Slocomb, Geneva, Alabama, United States, at the age of 80.

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Elijah C William Caraway
1871–1951
Ella Nova Register
1873–1923
Oller L. Caraway
1894–
Laurice Carraway
1913–1931
James Caraway
1897–
Dewey Caraway
1898–
Edith Caraway
1901–1995
Marie Caraway
1905–
Nell Ola Caraway
1909–2003
Shofner Jack Caraway
1911–1984
Lahral Caraway
1914–
Shadner Caraway
1914–

Sources (17)

  • Rob Caraway, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizah William Caraway, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • E W Caraway in entry for John R Krueger and Idalee Krueger, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

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1880

Historical Boundaries 1880: Geneva, Alabama, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English carewei ‘caraway’ (Old French carvi, caroi), probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a spice merchant.

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

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