Anson L Cahoon

1857–1868 (Age 11)
Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Anson L

When Anson L Cahoon was born on 12 March 1857, in Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Ludford Cahoon, was 40 and his mother, Rhoda Caroline Phelps, was 28. He died on 7 April 1868, at the age of 11.

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Family Time Line

Ludford Cahoon
1816–1881
Rhoda Caroline Phelps
1828–
Frederick Franklin Cohoon
1851–1926
Alethia Phoebe Cohoon
1853–1943
Thelinge Ann Cahoon
1853–
Eliza Josephene Cahoon
1855–1870
Anson L Cahoon
1857–1868
Amelia White Cahoon
1866–1868

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World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 5

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Irish spelling (reflecting the traditional pronunciation) of the Scottish surname Colquhoun .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Anderson L Cohoon in household of Ludford Cohoon, "United States Census, 1860"

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