Racilla T. Cage

7 August 1876–22 October 1954 (Age 78)
Macon, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Racilla T.

When Racilla T. Cage was born on 7 August 1876, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, her father, Leroy Howard Cage, was 24 and her mother, Francis Jane "Fannie" Cage, was 20. She married James Jordan Warren on 24 December 1899, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 22 October 1954, in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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James Jordan Warren
Racilla T. Cage
Marriage: 24 December 1899
Marguarette Warren
Irene Warren

Spouse and Children

24 December 1899
Sumner, Tennessee, United States


    Marguarette Warren


    Irene Warren


Parents and Siblings


    Francis Jane "Fannie" Cage







    Richard A Cage


    Mattie D Cage


World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 2

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Reduced form of Irish McCage, a variant of Mccaig .2 English (East Anglia): from Middle English, Old French cage ‘cage’, ‘enclosure’ (Latin cavea ‘container’, ‘cave’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of small cages for animals or birds, or a keeper of the large public cage in which petty criminals were confined for short periods of imprisonment.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Racillia Warren in household of Jordan Warren, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Racillia Warren in household of James J Warren, "United States Census, 1920"
  • R T Cage in household of L H Cage, "United States Census, 1880"

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