Mary Estelle Cauthan

Female23 February 1902–4 April 1983

Brief Life History of Mary Estelle

When Mary Estelle Cauthan was born on 23 February 1902, her father, John Hiram Cauthan, was 20 and her mother, Evelyn Cauthan, was 19. She died on 4 April 1983, in Covington, Newton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Covington, Newton, Georgia, United States.

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Earlie Lamar Eidson
Mary Estelle Cauthan

Sources (2)

  • Estell C. Cauthan Eidson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Estelle Eidson in entry for Earlie Lamar Hodge Eidson, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 4

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.


Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

African American: variant of Carthen . Compare Carthon .

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

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