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James R. Graves Cason

Male 1858 - 1926  (68 years)


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  • Name James R. Graves Cason 
    Nickname Graves 
    Born 31 Oct 1858  Wilson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 9 Jun 1860  Columbus, Lowndes Co., Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 24 Jun 1870  Columbus, Lowndes Co., Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census Jun 1880  Williamson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 23 Jun 1900  Grimes Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • James appears alone here. Need to locate the family.
    Misc 3 Sep 1914  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    visited his sister from Dustin, Oklahoma 
    • Eld. J.R. Cason arrived in the city from Dustin, Okla for a few days visit to his sister, Mrs. J.W. Higgs, and to see his father who is also visiting here.
    Residence 3 Sep 1914  Dustin, Hughes Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 26 Jan 1920  Henryetta, Okmulgee Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    308 N. 4th St. 
    Died 1 Nov 1926 
    Person ID I1515  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2015 

    Father Rev. Jeremiah Harris Cason,   b. 16 Dec 1832, Wilson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1915, Royse City, Rockwall Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Cooper,   b. 10 Sep 1834, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1901, Van Buren, Crawford Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 3 Jul 1856  Fairfield, Bedford Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie I. Savant,   b. 1874, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1915–1920  (Age 46 years) 
    Marriage License 29 Sep 1888  St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Married 1 Oct 1888  St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    • The marriage record calls Marie by Mary A. Savant, as does the 1880 census.
    Children 
     1. Bettie Clay Cason,   b. 1891, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Oct 1858 - Wilson Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Jun 1860 - Columbus, Lowndes Co., Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 24 Jun 1870 - Columbus, Lowndes Co., Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Jun 1880 - Williamson Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 29 Sep 1888 - St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Oct 1888 - St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 23 Jun 1900 - Grimes Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - visited his sister from Dustin, Oklahoma - 3 Sep 1914 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 3 Sep 1914 - Dustin, Hughes Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    308 N. 4th St. - 26 Jan 1920 - Henryetta, Okmulgee Co., Oklahoma
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  • Notes 
    • h2, h4

      Called: Graves in many of J.H. Cason's letters.

      He was a Baptist preacher and missionary as well, serving the same church his father served in Seymour, TX.

  • Sources 
    1. [S665] 1860 US Federal Census, Lowdes Co., MS, Columbus; page 613; dwelling 34, family 34; J.H. Casen.

    2. [S549] 1870 US Federal Census, Lowndes Co., MS, Columbus; p. 103; dwelling 974, family 1326; Cason, J.H.

    3. [S983] 1880 US Federal Census, Williamson Co, TN, District 19; ED 244; Page 4; Dwelling 27, Family 27; James Cason.

    4. [S984] 1900 US Federal Census, Grimes Co., TX, ED 16; Sheet 10; Dwelling 165, Family 185; James R. Cason.

    5. [S981] McCurtain Democrat Record, Local and Personal; 3 September 1914; Held on Microfilm at the Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    6. [S982] 1920 US Federal Census, Okmulgee Co., OK, Henryetta Ward 1; ED 115; Sheet 2A; Dwelling 384, Family 412, 308 N. 4th St; J.R. Casen.

    7. [S985] 1910 US Federal Census, Faulkner Co, AR, Conway Ward 3; ED 24; Sheet 1A; Dwelling 6, Family 6; Marie L. Cason.

    8. [S120] Manual or Brief History of First Baptist Church, S.

    9. [S879] Lida Cason Higgs Letters, Letter to Ida Bledsoe, 22 Oct 1888, Texarkana, Texas.

    10. [S986] Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957, 27 December 2015; J R Cason and Mary A Savant, 1888.


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