James Franklin Cahoon Bible Record

[Kindly submitted by Donald E. Giles of Virginia Beach, Va., great-grandson of James F. Cahoon.]
[The below 3 pages were torn from the original Bible of unknown whereabouts.]




Genealogy of James Franklin Cahoon

Isaiah Cahoon (b. 1790-1800 - d. before Oct. Term 1834 Tyrrell Co.) married Sarah Banks in Tyrrell Co., NC on January 14, 1812. He married Orpha ______ after 1819. Isaiah and Sarah had the following children:

Sylvanous Cahoon born Oct. 25, 1817 in Tyrrell Co. and died Dec. 6, 1899 in Hyde Co. He married Olive Sawyer (1825 - c 1859) in Tyrrell Co. in 1840 and they had 8 children. After the death of Olive, Sylvanous married Affa "Affie" M. (Sawyer) Taft in Tyrrell Co. on June 10, 1860. Affie was the daughter of Levin Sawyer and Levina Smith of Tyrrell Co. Sylvanous and Affie had the following children:

Sylvanous married for the 3rd time to Polly Stow (born Aug. 1830) on April 28, 1865 in Hyde Co. and they had at least one child, Sarah F. Cahoon, who was born in 1869. Sylvanous is buried in Mount Olive Church of Christ Cemetery in Ponzer, Hyde Co., NC

James Franklin Cahoon was born March 6, 1861 in Tyrrell Co. and died March 26, 1936 in the St. Bride's section of Norfolk, Virginia. He is buried in the Good Hope Methodist Church Cemetery in Great Bridge, Va. He first married Emily Frances "Emma" Jefferson in the Currituck Twp. of Hyde Co. on April 14, 1880. Emily Frances was the daughter of George W. Jefferson (1818 - 1897) and Sarah Ann "Sally" Squires (1822 - bef. April 1880) and was born Jan. 21, 1850 in Beaufort Co., NC and died Oct. 30, 1915. She is buried in Mount Olive Church of Christ Cemetery in Ponzer, Hyde Co., NC. James Franklin Cahoon and Emily Jefferson had the following children:

James Franklin Cahoon married for the 2nd time to Mary Ann Simmons (1885 - 1964) in Scranton, Hyde Co. on March 16, 1916 and they had 5 children:

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