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
Thirza Stiles
Marriage: 11 December 1810
William Farrington Cahoon
Lerona Elizabeth Cahoon
Pulaski Stephen Cahoon
Daniel Stiles Cahoon
Andrew A. Cahoon
Julia Amina Cahoon
Mahonri Moriancumer Cahoon

Spouse and Children

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


    +2 More Children

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.

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    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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