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 Edith <I>Morgan</I> Cabell

Edith Morgan Cabell

Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 6 Jan 1978 (aged 83)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 3, grave 2053
Memorial ID 5530734 · View Source
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Born the fourth of five daughters to Army Colonel George Horace Morgan and Mary "Mollie" Brownson, she lived the life of a typical 'Army Brat.' She married 2nd LT Derosey Carroll Cabell Jr on 14 June 1916, the day after his graduation from the US Military Academy at West Point, NY. They had two children: Virginia Cabell Benson (born 15 June 1918 at Douglas, Arizona), and Derosey Carroll Cabell III (born 30 August 1919 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas). They were divorced in December 1945 and she never remarried. From 1945 until her death in 1978, she lived in Washington, DC, with her remaining ten years at the Army Distaff Hall there. Edith Morgan suffered from ALS Disease in the last ten years of her life, but died from a heart attack. She is buried next to her parents, in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Gravesite Details She is buried in the same plot as her parents, and the stone sometimes gets covered over with grass.
  • Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Added: 10 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5530734
  • Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Morgan Cabell (1 Sep 1894–6 Jan 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5530734, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Kit and Morgan Benson (contributor 46483611) .