William Marion Cahoon

Brief Life History of William Marion

When William Marion Cahoon was born on 8 April 1848, in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, William Farrington Cahoon, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Miranda Gibbs, was 30. He married Martishia Rosalia Smith on 1 March 1869, in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 16 February 1931, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sunny Cedar Rest Cemetery, Almo, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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William Marion Cahoon
Martishia Rosalia Smith
Marriage: 1 March 1869
William Ray Cahoon
Joseph Marion Cahoon
Tishia Beal Cahoon
Stephen Cahoon
Lee Owen Cahoon
Son Cahoon
Asahel Loray Cahoon
Mary Winifred Cahoon
Whilla Cecelia Cahoon

Sources (44)

  • Anne A Cahoon in household of William Cahoon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William M Cahoon, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"
  • William M. Cahoon, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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Historical Boundaries: 1859: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States


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

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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

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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