Charles A. Cavender
(1821-1898)
Lydia Pierce
(1821-1902)
Samuel M. Beecher
(1820-1904)
Sarah Ann Matilda Wagoner
(1825-1910)
Edward Winebrenner Cavender
(1859-1934)
Sallie Ann Matilda Beecher
(1859-1946)
George Edward Cavender
(1887-1956)

 

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George Edward Cavender 1 2 3

  • Born: 21 Feb 1887, Altoona, Blair, PA 1 3
  • Died: 17 Aug 1956, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA at age 69 4
  • Buried: 20 Aug 1956, Suitland: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Prince George's, MD, USA 5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 1 Samuel Beecher, boarder, 80, born Mar 1820, was living with wife Sarah, 75, born May 1825. They were married 57 years and she had birthed 10 children, 4 still alive in 1900. They were living in the home of son-in-law Edward Cavender, 40, Dec 1859, who was married for 21 years to Samuel's daughter, Sallie M., 40, May 1860 [should be 1859] who birthed 2 children, one living: their son George E., 13, Feb 1887. Also with them was Edward's mother Lydia, widowed, 78, Dec 1821, who had 12 children, 2 living. Lydia and her parents were born in Delaware. Everyone else was born in Pennsylvania, as were the parents of Samuel and Sarah. Edward owned the home at 407 Sixth Avenue.

2. Occupation: Frt Trainman, Penna R. R. Co. Between Altoona & Pittsburgh on 5 Jun 1917 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 3

3. Residence: 407 Sixth Ave., Altoona, PA on 5 Jun 1917 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 3

4. Occupation: unemployed on 27 Apr 1942 in Hollidaysburg, Blair, PA, USA. 6

5. Residence: 318 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg, PA on 27 Apr 1942 in Hollidaysburg, Blair, PA, USA. 6

6. Residence: on 26 Mar 1946 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA. 2

7. Obituary: Washington Post: obiruary of George E. Cavender on 18 Aug 1956 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA. 5 Cavender, George E. On Friday, August 17, 1956, at Doctors Hospital. George E. Cavender of 5189th st ne., husband of Mrs. Irene Cavender, father of Mrs. Martha Platt and grandfather of Frank M. Platt III. Friends may call at the Lee Funeral Home, 4th st. and Massachusetts ave. ne. where services will be held on Monday, August 20, at 10 a. m. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery.


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Altoona Ward 8, Series: T623 Roll: 1381 Page: 42.

2 <i>Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA)</i>, 29 Mar 1946, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. Sallie Cavender.

3 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6JY-9CZ George Edward Cavender.

4 <i>Washington Post Newspaper</i> (Washington, D.C.), 18 Aug 1956, obituary of George E. Cavender.

5 <i>Washington Post Newspaper</i> (Washington, D.C.), 18 Aug 1956. Obituary of George E. Cavender.

6 FamilySearch.org, <i>United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQFX-Q9T George Edward Cavender.



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