Alexander Coleman Cabiness

Male16 February 1844–7 June 1917

Brief Life History of Alexander Coleman

When Alexander Coleman Cabiness was born on 16 February 1844, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, his father, John Coleman Cabaniss, was 39 and his mother, Catherine Mayfield, was 37. He married Mary Joy Toy in 1870. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States in 1880 and District 34, Screven, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died on 7 June 1917, in Sylvania, Effingham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Buck Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery, Sylvania, Effingham, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Coleman Cabiness
1844–1917
Mary Joy Toy
1850–1928
Marriage: 1870
Charles A Cabaniss
1869–1952
Robert Stonewall Cabiness Sr
1876–1948
Mary Catherine Cabaniss
1877–1920
John Bohler Cabiness
1881–1969

Sources (7)

  • Alexander Cabaniss, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alexander C Cabaniss, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alexander Criffs Cabaniss in entry for Cabaniss, Mary Joy, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1870
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1846

    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1861

    Age 17

    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

    1865

    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Cabaniss , a surname of French origin.

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

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