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Caleb McKnight Cason, Sr
Birth: Jun. 6, 1827
McNairy County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1888
Henderson
Chester County
Tennessee, USA

Married Mary Harrison Barham on December 11, 1850 in Montezuma, Tennessee.

Children:
Infant Daughter Cason
William Thomas Cason
John Barham Cason
Margaret Jane Cason
Charles McKnight Cason
Roda Ellen Cason
Mary Susan Cason
Joe Robert Cason
Bettie Perkins Cason
Dick Kendall Cason
James E Cason
Edwin Bruce Cason

C. M. Cason was in the mercantile business in Montezuma, Tennessee from 1848 until about 1871. He was also in business in Henderson, Tennessee, starting in 1867. A democrat, he served at least two terms as register of Chester County, Tennessee. He and his wife were members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South.

Mr. Cason enlisted in the 31st Regiment, Tennessee Infantry of the Confederate Army in 1861, serving as captain under Col. Bradford of Brownsfield, Tennessee. He was in active duty until ill health caused him to leave the service in 1863.
(Source: "Goodspeed's History of Tennessee, County Histories", The Goodspeed Publishing Co., Nashville, TN, 1886-1887, Chester County) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Cason (1804 - 1892)
  Mary McKnight Cason (1802 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Harrison Barham Cason (1829 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Cason (1851 - 1851)*
  John Barham Cason (1854 - 1938)*
  Margaret Jane Cason (1856 - 1857)*
  Charles McKnight Cason (1859 - 1879)*
  Rhoda Ellen Cason Inman (1860 - 1952)*
  Mary Susan Cason Moody (1862 - 1953)*
  Joe Robert Cason (1864 - 1904)*
  Bettie Perkins Cason Dickinson (1867 - 1900)*
  Dick Kendall Cason (1869 - 1932)*
  James E Cason (1871 - 1888)*
  Edwin Bruce Cason (1873 - 1873)*
 
 Siblings:
  Caleb McKnight Cason (1827 - 1888)
  Joseph Cason (1830 - 1909)*
  William Charles Cason (1836 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Henderson City Cemetery
Henderson
Chester County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Cyndi Wiseman
Record added: Apr 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51270180
Caleb McKnight Cason, Sr
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Caleb McKnight Cason, Sr
Added by: Mike Daley
 
Caleb McKnight Cason, Sr
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This is Caleb McKnight Cason, son of William Cason and Mary "Polly" McKnight Cason. William and "Polly" are both buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Chester Co, TN. Caleb McNight Cason married Mary Harrison Barham in 1850. Mary is buried in Nacogdoches, ...(Read more)
- Candyce Hardin Williams Glaser
 Added: Sep. 1, 2011
 
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