Prince George County
North Carolina, USA
George is the son of Henry and Eleanor (maiden name unk) Cavanes.
George first married Frances GREGORY. To this union was born a son, William, born 1794 in Mecklenburg Co., VA, a daughter born 1797, a daughter born 1800, a daughter born 1805 in Chatham Co., NC., a daughter born 1807 in Chatham Co., NC., and a son, Edmund Demond Caviness.
George's second wife was Fersiby "Phoebe" JERDAN (JAMES)Caviness. George and Fersiby "Phoebe" JERDAN Caviness were the parents of these known children: Matthew McCarey, Henry, Jeremiah B., Robert and James Caviness.
When the families came to America as French Hugenots, they were with the spelling of Cabaniss. There are many different spellings for this family through the generations. Some are:Cavanes,Cavinis, Cavendish, Caveness, Caviness, Cavness, Cavaness.
Fersiby Jerdan Caviness (1790 - 1858)*
Edmund Demond Cavness (1809 - 1886)*
Matthew McCarey Cavness (1812 - 1889)*
Henry Caviness (1813 - 1887)*
Jeremiah Cavaness (1818 - ____)*
Robert Caviness (1822 - 1902)*
James Caviness (1828 - 1892)*
Note: Do not know location of grave.
Created by: Connie WEEAKS Pace
Record added: Mar 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49749743