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
Ella Nova Register
Oller L. Caraway
Laurice Carraway
James Caraway
Dewey Caraway
Edith Caraway
Marie Caraway
Nell Ola Caraway
Shofner Jack Caraway
Lahral Caraway
Shadner Caraway

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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Historical Boundaries 1880: Geneva, Alabama, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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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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