Reynolds Cahoon

30 April 1790–29 April 1861 (Age 70)
Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Reynolds

When Reynolds Cahoon was born on 30 April 1790, in Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States, his father, William Cahoon Jr, was 24 and his mother, Mehitable Hodges, was 24. He married Thirza Stiles on 11 December 1810, in Newport, Newport, Herkimer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 29 April 1861, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reynolds Cahoon
1790–1861
Thirza Stiles
1789–1866
Marriage: 11 December 1810
William Farrington Cahoon
1813–1893
Lerona Elizabeth Cahoon
1817–1840
Pulaski Stephen Cahoon
1820–1892
Daniel Stiles Cahoon
1822–1903
Andrew A. Cahoon
1824–1900
Julia Amina Cahoon
1830–1831
Mahonri Moriancumer Cahoon
1834–1888

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1810Newport, Newport, Herkimer, New York, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1791
    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 7
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1810 · Change of capital city
    Age 20
    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Down and Antrim): variant (reflecting the traditional pronunciation) of Scottish Colquhoun .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Colquhoun

    Story Highlight

    Mahonri Moriancumer Cahoon - how he received his name

    "While residing at Kirtland, Elder Reynolds Cahoon had a son born to him. One day when President Joseph Smith was passing his door he called the Prophet in and asked him to bless and name the baby. Jo …

    Sources (54)

    • Reynolds Cahoon, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Reynold Cahoon in entry for Truman Cahoon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Rennolds Calhoon, "United States Census, 1790"

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