Caroline Virginia Gaines

Female11 July 1846–8 July 1931

Brief Life History of Caroline Virginia

When Caroline Virginia Gaines was born on 11 July 1846, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, her father, Phillip Pendleton Gaines, was 35 and her mother, Rebecca Pippin, was 21. She married William R. Austin on 20 January 1867, in Clarke, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Choctaw City, Choctaw, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Bryan, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 8 July 1931, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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William R. Austin
Caroline Virginia Gaines
Marriage: 20 January 1867
Clara Louise Austin
William Gaines Austin
Virginia Pendleton Austin
Charles Henry Austin
Helen S Austin

Sources (14)

  • Caroline V James in household of P P James, "United States Census, 1850"
  • C. V. Gains, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • Caroline Virginia Austin, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1867Clarke, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Choctaw, Alabama, United States


    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 24

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Gain , with post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has also assimilated several surnames of Welsh origin, such as Gainous , derived from Gurganus .

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

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