Cephas A Post

9 October 1843–8 July 1928 (Age 84)
Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Cephas A

When Cephas A Post was born on 9 October 1843, in Vermont, United States, his father, Addison S Post, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Sophie Learnard, was 32. He married Rogene Ellen Ashley on 4 November 1868, in Georgia, Franklin, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Georgia, Franklin, Vermont, United States for about 50 years. He died on 8 July 1928, in St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hope Cemetery, Georgia, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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Cephas A Post
Rogene Ellen Ashley
Marriage: 4 November 1868
Emogene S. Post
Myra E Post

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1868Georgia, Franklin, Vermont, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1864 · St. Albans Raid
    Age 21
    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 23
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a messenger or mailman, from post ‘mail’.Probably also an altered form of German Pfost .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Cephas A Post, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Cephas A Post in household of Addison Post, "United States Census, 1860"
    • C. A. Post in entry for Myra E. Post, "Vermont Deaths and Burials, 1871-1965"

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