David Bascom Cawood

23 May 1870–1 August 1961 (Age 91)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of David Bascom

When David Bascom Cawood was born on 23 May 1870, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, his father, Daniel Cawood, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Rosson, was 23. He married Ellen Gertrude "Nellie" Sharp on 20 June 1895, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 2, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. In 1900, at the age of 30, his occupation is listed as butcher in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States. He died on 1 August 1961, at the age of 91, and was buried in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Bascom Cawood
1870–1961
Ellen Gertrude "Nellie" Sharp
1875–1947
Marriage: 20 June 1895
Nellie Gertrude Cawood
1897–1982
Theodore Grant Cawood
1902–1993
Jack Lawrence Cawood
1913–2006

Spouse and Children

    Male1870–1961Male

    Ellen Gertrude "Nellie" Sharp

    Female1875–1947Female

MARRIAGE
20 June 1895
Knox, Tennessee, United States
children

(3)

    Female1897–1982Female

    Theodore Grant Cawood

    Male1902–1993Male

    Jack Lawrence Cawood

    Male1913–2006Male

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Cawood

    Male1839–1889Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Rosson

    Female1846–1905Female

siblings

(9)

    Margaret Elizabeth Cawood

    Female1865–1866Female

    Male1866–1945Male

    Jordan Franklin Cawood

    Male1868–1894Male

    Male1870–1961Male

    Naasson Cawood

    Male1872–1873Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 8

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from places in North Yorkshire and Lancashire called Cawood, from Old English ‘jackdaw’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Cawood in household of Daniel Cawood, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David B Cawood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • D B Cawood, "United States Census, 1930"

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