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Christopher Columbus "C.C." Caswell[1, 2]

Male circa 1842 - 1883  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name Christopher Columbus "C.C." Caswell 
    Born circa 1842  Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census Jun 28, 1870  Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census Jun 07, 1880  Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died Aug 06, 1883  Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • He owned one of only three stores in early Beaumont (the other two owned by Mary and William Wiess and by John C. Craig).  He owned the Eagle Sawmill at Beaumont.  In 1879, he served on the board of trustees for the Beaumont Academy Company, formed to oversee operation of the Beaumont Academy.  He began a term as mayor of Beaumont, Texas on April 4, 1882 and served in that capacity until his death the next year.
      Note in Kate Rogers' scrapbook: "Died: Christopher C. Caswell, 40, mayor of Beaumont at time of death."
    Person ID I79757  mykindred
    Last Modified Mar 19, 2009 

    Family Anna Elizabeth Kidd,   b. Dec 13, 1848, Natchitoches parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 20, 1939, Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married Nov 23, 1865  Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      1870 census, Beaumont, Jefferson cty, TX, p. 22
      June 28, 1870, HH 163/143
      CASWELL, C.C., 28, M, W, B? merchant, $2,000, $3,000, GA
      CASWELL, Elizabeth, 19, F, W, keeping house, LA
      CASWELL, Mary E, 5, TX
      CASWELL, William R?, 3, TX
      CASWELL, Christopher, 5/12, TX
      KIDD, G.W., 22, R Clerk??, TN
      LASENBURG, B, 25, shingle maker, AL
      CASWELL , Charlotte, 25, cook, TX
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      1880 census, TX, Jefferson, Beaumont, p 14, sd 1, ed 40, (T9-1313, p.175)
      June 7, 1880, HH 94/99
      CASWELL, ?????, W, M, ??, merchant, ill with Dyspepsia, TX, ??, ??
      CASWELL, Anna E, W, F, 36, wife, LA, LA, ??
      CASWELL, Mary Emma, ?3, dau, TX, ??, LA
      CASWELL, Willie R, 12, son, TX
      CASWELL, Sada A, 7, dau, TX
      CASWELL, Geo W, 5, son, TX
      CASWELL, Anna E Jr, 2, dau, TX
      KIDD, Geo W, W, M, 32, boarder, clerk in store, TN, VA, ??
      MEAD, Sarah, W, F, 19, ???, ???, TX, ??, ??
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    Children 
     1. Mary Emma Caswell,   b. circa 1865, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
     2. William R. Caswell,   b. Jan 29, 1868, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 17, 1902, Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     3. Christopher Caswell,   b. circa Jan 1870, Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
     4. Sadie A. Caswell,   b. Jun 07, 1872, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 01, 1945, Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. George Washington Caswell,   b. Oct 01, 1874,   d. Jul 15, 1943, Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +6. Anna E. Caswell,   b. circa 1878, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
    Family ID F26901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Older widows in 1927 saw much history
    Older widows in 1927 saw much history
    Beaumont Enterprise, by W.T. Block

    Histories
    Beaumont, The Story of
    Beaumont, The Story of
    by Florence Stratton, 1925

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] 1870 US federal census, 1870 census, Beaumont, Jefferson cty, TX, p. 22.

    2. [S969] Kate Rogers Scrapbook (1882-1889 at Wiess' Bluff, Texas).

    3. [S135] 1880 US federal census, 1880 census, TX, Jefferson, Beaumont, p 14, sd 1, ed 40, (T9-1313, p.175).