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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Family Time Line

William Marion Cahoon
1848–1931
Martishia Rosalia Smith
1850–1930
Marriage: 1 March 1869
William Ray Cahoon
1869–1879
Joseph Marion Cahoon
1871–1936
Tishia Beal Cahoon
1875–1944
Stephen Cahoon
1877–1878
Lee Owen Cahoon
1879–1942
Son Cahoon
1880–1880
Asahel Loray Cahoon
1882–1900
Mary Winifred Cahoon
1885–1914
Whilla Cecelia Cahoon
1889–1925

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"

World Events (8)

1859

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

1863

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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