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James Franklin Caughey
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Birth: Feb., 1849
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1920
Sullivan County
Indiana, USA

James Franklin ("Uncle Jim")Caughey was born in Pennsylvania and his parents moved to Jackson County, Ohio, while he was a boy at home. His father, William, served in the Civil War at Jackson County, Ohio. Then they moved to Crawford County, Illinois,in time to be listed in the 1870 Census (James is 21). James first married Anna Isabel Folck ("Bella)who was born in 1854. They were married on March 11, 1874 in Crawford County, Illinois. They had two children John Henry Caughey (b. in 1876) and Rosa B. Caughey (b. in 1878). Then he married Mary Jane Powden (1858-1903) on Nov. 18, 1880. They were the parents of Georgia,Eve,Lester Elsworth and Charles Edward). James was a carpenter by trade and quite ingenious as a wood carver (acc. to John Young--my grand-father) and the manufacturer of models. James died in Sullivan, Indiana, in 1920 where he had lived over a year according to a newspaper obituary. His body was brought back to the home of Mrs. Rosa Walters and funeral services were in the Holiness Church with Rev. Huddelson officiating. He was buried in the Old Robinson Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  William H. Caughey (1824 - 1897)
  Eliza Ann Caughey (1825 - 1911)
 
 Spouses:
  Anna Isabel Folck Caughey (1857 - 1900)
  Mary Jane Powden Caughey (1859 - 1903)
 
 Children:
  John Henry Caughey (1875 - 1966)*
  Rosa B Caughey Walters (1878 - 1932)*
  Charles Edward Caughey (1884 - 1958)*
  Lester E Caughey (1894 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  John M. Caughey (1844 - 1919)*
  Elizabeth Agnes Caughey Young (1847 - 1923)*
  James Franklin Caughey (1849 - 1920)
  Jane Jennie Caughey Richards (1855 - 1923)*
  Albert E. Caughey (1857 - 1904)*
  Samuel Henry Caughey (1860 - 1921)*
  May G. Caughey Irish (1869 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Robinson Cemetery
Robinson
Crawford County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Gerald Steffy
Record added: Feb 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104807570
James Franklin Caughey
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