William John Caton

18 December 1890–10 May 1963 (Age 72)
Queensland, Australia

The Life of William John

When William John Caton was born on 18 December 1890, in Queensland, Australia, his father, Robert Caton, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Russell, was 31. He died on 10 May 1963, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Robert Caton
1854–1937
Elizabeth Russell
1859–1928
Catherine Marion Caton
1876–1948
James Caton
1879–
Robert Caton
1881–1955
Maud Mary Caton
1882–
May Russell Caton
1885–1917
Amy Elizabeth Caton
1887–
William John Caton
1890–1963
Clarence Herbert Caton
1892–1977
Walter Henry Caton
1893–1913
Arthur Edwin Caton
1899–

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Caton

    Male1854–1937Male

    Elizabeth Russell

    Female1859–1928Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1876–1948Female

    James Caton

    Male1879–Male

    Male1881–1955Male

    Maud Mary Caton

    Female1882–Female

    May Russell Caton

    Female1885–1917Female

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World Events (8)

1892

Age 2

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 11

First Federal election.
1911

Age 21

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from either of two places called Caton, in Derbyshire and Lancashire. The former is probably named with the Old English personal name or byname Cada ( see Cade ) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter is from the Old Norse byname Káti ( see Cates ) + tūn.2 English and French: from a pet form of Catlin .

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

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Sources (1)

  • William John Caton, "Find A Grave Index"

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