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
Mary Joy Toy
Marriage: 1870
Charles A Cabaniss
Robert Stonewall Cabiness Sr
Mary Catherine Cabaniss
John Bohler Cabiness

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"

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  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

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


    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.


    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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