Morgianna Caswell

Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Morgianna

When Morgianna Caswell was born from 1857 to 1858, in Rhode Island, United States, her father, Otis Winsor Caswell, was 29 and her mother, Barbara Reynolds, was 29. She married Edward Theophilus Jones on 25 December 1879, in Lincoln, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1865.

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Morgianna Caswell
Edward Theophilus Jones
Marriage: 25 December 1879
Walter Ernest Jones

Spouse & Children

25 December 1879
Lincoln, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


  • Walter Ernest Jones


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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 5

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Dorset, Northamptonshire, and Somerset named Caswell, from Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margeanna Caswell in household of Otis W Caswell, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Morgianna Caswell in household of Otis W Caswell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margie A. in entry for Walter Ernest Jones, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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