Thomas Earl Caffall

Male8 March 1888–9 September 1918

Brief Life History of Thomas Earl

When Thomas Earl Caffall was born on 8 March 1888, in Losee, Garfield, Utah, United States, his father, Ephraim Caffall, was 42 and his mother, Mary Losee, was 38. He married Mary Alvira Davis on 11 October 1911, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Paria, Kane, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 9 September 1918, in Cannonville, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Cannonville Cemetery, Cannonville, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Earl Caffall
Mary Alvira Davis
Marriage: 11 October 1911
Fenella Caffall
Coba Caffall
Deon Caffall

Sources (24)

  • Thomas E Caffall in household of Ephram Caffall, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas E. Caffall, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Thomas E Caffal, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1911Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

    Age 9

    The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname possibly from the English dialect verb caffle ‘entangle, cheat’, also borrowed as Welsh cafflaf, cafflo in a similar sense.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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