Doddridge County Roots

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Silas Alfred CAVALIER

Male 1850 - 1922  (72 years)


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  • Name Silas Alfred CAVALIER 
    Born 1850  Wetzel Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Age one month at time of Aug 1 1850 enumeration. Name entered as Cilas Caveller. Birth date given in death record as May 22 1851, and in the 1900 Census as May 1852, both clearly impossible. Birthplace given in marriage record as Harrison County, which is unlikely given the family's residence in Wetzel County at that time. Father identified in death record as Silas Cavalier, which is questionable.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Wetzel Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1876  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1880  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1880  [4
    school teacher 
    Census 1900, 1910  Sardis District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education Baltimore University School of Medicine (1894)  [5
    Occupation physician and surgeon  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Died 10 Apr 1922  Beverly, Randolph Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: pernicious anemia 
    Buried Beverly Cemetery, Randolph Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Person ID I104332  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2018 

    Mother Ruth Mary CAVALIER,   b. CA 1829,   d. 1 Sep 1898  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F50979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence L. SWIGER,   b. 4 Apr 1854, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1927, Elkins, Randolph Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1876  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. John Paul CAVALIER,   b. 19 Jun 1877, Katy Lick, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1941, Willow Springs, Howell Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Family ID F50980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pernicious anemia - 10 Apr 1922 - Beverly, Randolph Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Beverly Cemetery, Randolph Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2459] 1850 Census, Wetzel County, (W)VA.

    2. [S1890] 1860 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    3. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 110, Line 86 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=254854&Type=Marriage.

    4. [S670] 1880 Census, Harrison County, WV.

    5. [S2701] Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929 [database online], (Ancestry.com & American Medical Association).

    6. [S1853] Death Certificate, WV State Dept of Health, Div of Vital Statistics, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx), http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1038029&Type=Death.

    7. [S1980] 1900 Census, Harrison County, WV.

    8. [S2113] 1910 Census, Harrison County, WV.

    9. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    10. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 110, Line 86 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=254854&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Silas A. Cavalier, 25, b. & res. in Harrison Co, son of (blank) & Ruth Cavalier; and Florence L. Swiger, age 22y 5m, b. & res. in Harrison Co, dau of Lewis A. & Hester A. Swiger. Married Sep 10 1876 in Harrison County, officiated by J. C. Rexroad.