Carl Calvin Caton

3 September 1903–13 November 1995 (Age 92)
Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri, United States

The Life of Carl Calvin

When Carl Calvin Caton was born on 3 September 1903, in Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri, United States, his father, William Francis Caton, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Jones, was 26. He married Bessie Drymon on 14 January 1925, in Howell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Howell, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Willow Springs Township, Howell, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 13 November 1995, in Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri, United States.

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Carl Calvin Caton
Bessie Drymon
Marriage: 14 January 1925
Margaret Louise Caton
Maxine D Caton

Spouse and Children

14 January 1925
Howell, Missouri, United States


    Margaret Louise Caton



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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (3)

  • Carl Caton in household of William Caton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carl C Caton in household of William F Caton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carl C Caton, "United States Census, 1930"

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