Note: ARRIED ALL HIS LIFE. THEY MOVED TO CARLTON, TEXAS. Subj: RE: Licinda Carolyn Meharg Date: 7/7/2003 2:30:21 PM Central Standard Time From: pottsmc@@bp.com To: WmDHosey@@aol.com Sent from the Internet (Details) John Thomas Cauthen I, was born at Friendship near Americus in the eastern part of middle Georgia. The famly moved to Alabama around his twelfth birthday, and he grew to manhood in St. Clair County. He was a large man, over six feet tall and weighed about 200 pounds. HIs father was a slave owner, and when the Civil War came, John Thomas and his brothers elnlisted in the Confederate Army. He received a bullet in his hip which he carried as long as he lived. [Potts, Mary C] Returning from the War, he married on September 19, 1865 Lucinda Carolyn Meharg in adjoining Calhoun County (Calhoun Co. Marriage Records) who was born ihn December 1841 in Alabama. John T and Carolyn Cauthen remained in Alabama until 1870 and then they moved to Texas, traveling in covered wagons. The 1880 Census found them living in Ellis Co., Texas just south of Dallas (Precinct #4 House #394)and shows that their first three children were born in Alabama and that "Jimmy, Tommy and Bailey" were born in Texas. Also in their household was Fanny Meharg age 17 labeled "sister-in-law" List of Children: William Louis Cauthen born November 10,1866 d 1953 in Arizona Mary L Cauthen, called Mollie b in 1868 m Rev. Randolph H Gibson James K. Polk Cauthen b February 13,1873 d 1948 John Thomas Cauthen II, called Tom b January 24, 1875 d 1914 Bailey Cauthen b about 1878 d about 1895 near Duncan, Ariz. Joseph Edgar Cauthen, called Edgar b December 9, 1884 d 1955 Dallas, Tx There is more, but is rather lengthy, I will copy and mail it to you. We are descended from the same Revolutionary Patriot - Thomas Cauthen of Lancaster Co. SC
Note: HE SERVED IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY. HE WAS WOUNDED IN THE HIP, WHICH HE C
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