William Elbert Cagle

Male28 April 1881–23 June 1944

Brief Life History of William Elbert

When William Elbert Cagle was born on 28 April 1881, in Lamar, Texas, United States, his father, Matthew C Cagle, was 31 and his mother, Martha Carolyn Foster, was 22. He had at least 4 sons with Pearl May Porterfield. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Robertson, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Harris, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 23 June 1944, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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William Elbert Cagle
Pearl May Porterfield
Harry Gail Cagle
John Daniel Cagle
George Mack Cagle
William E Cagle

Sources (10)

  • W ? Cagle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • W E Cagle, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • William E Cagle, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 13

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 17

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kagel , Kegel , Kögel or Kogel .

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

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