Egbert Sheldon Cady

5 December 1878–30 November 1949 (Age 71)
Charlevoix, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States

The Life of Egbert Sheldon

When Egbert Sheldon Cady was born on 5 December 1878, in Charlevoix, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States, his father, Albert Cady, was 42 and his mother, Huldah Ann St. John, was 30. He died on 30 November 1949, in Barbeau, Chippewa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Edgewood Cemetery, Cedarville, Mackinac, Michigan, United States.

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Albert Cady
Huldah Ann St. John
Fred Edison Cady
Egbert Sheldon Cady
Grace Ellen Cady

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Cady


    Huldah Ann St. John




World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 1

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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 20

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 English (Suffolk): probably a variant of Caddy .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Cadé ( see Cade ) or Cadet .3 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Gäde ( see Gade ), Göde ( see Goede ), or Köthe, all from the medieval personal name Godo.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Egbert Cady in household of Albert Cady, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Egbert Sheldon Cady, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Egbert Sheldon Cady, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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