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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Ludford Cahoon
Rhoda Caroline Phelps
Frederick Franklin Cohoon
Alethia Phoebe Cohoon
Thelinge Ann Cahoon
Eliza Josephene Cahoon
Anson L Cahoon
Amelia White Cahoon

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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.

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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