Frederick Asel Caviness

17 January 1880–21 November 1964 (Age 84)
Pocahontas Election Precinct, Baker, Oregon, United States

The Life of Frederick Asel

When Frederick Asel Caviness was born on 17 January 1880, in Pocahontas Election Precinct, Baker, Oregon, United States, his father, Alfred B. Caviness, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Prudence Elliott, was 38. He married Bessie Stewart Williams on 17 March 1903, in Baker, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Washington, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1940. He died on 21 November 1964, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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Frederick Asel Caviness
Bessie Stewart Williams
Marriage: 17 March 1903
William Lemuel Caviness
Harry Frank Caviness
Mildred Clara Caviness

Spouse and Children

17 March 1903
Baker, Oregon, United States


    William Lemuel Caviness



    Mildred Clara Caviness


Parents and Siblings



    George McClelen Caviness


    Matilda I Caviness



    Alfred Bert Caviness


    Sydney E. Caviness


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 10

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of the French Huguenot name Cabaniss .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred A Caviness, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred A Caviness in household of Mrs. Lem William, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred A Caviness in household of Edward Lawrence, "United States Census, 1900"

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