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Jabez CASHION
Martha POWERS
Note:  many secondary sources show our subject as born in Virginia and as having died 12 Jun 1844 in Iredell Co., NC.  However, the 1850 census shows our subject was born in NC and was still living in 1850 in Mecklenburg Co., NC
Husband:  Jabez "Jaba / Jaby / Jabby" CASHION
Birth:  1787/8, NC
Death apparently:  1850-60, Mecklenburg Co., NC
Occupation:  farmer
Father said to be:  Thomas CASHION (1754-1834)
Mother said to be:  Tabitha TAYLOR (1760-1844)
Marriage:  29 Aug 1810, Mecklenburg Co., NC
Wife:  Martha "Patsy" POWERS
Birth:  1798/9, NC
Death apparently:  1850-60, Mecklenburg Co., NC
Occupation:  homemaker

"Patsy" is a nickname for "Martha" Jabez had one wife, not two.

Children born in Mecklenburg Co., NC:
  1.  (Son A) CASHION, b. 1810-20
  2.  (Son B) CASHION, b. 1810-20
  3.  (Daughter A) CASHION, b. 1810-20
  4.  Elizabeth CASHION, b. 1816/7 she is not the Betsy CASHON who married Robert P. WILEY in 1829.
  5.  (Daughter B) CASHION, b. 1810-20
  6.  Sarah CASHION, b. 1820/1
  7.  Benjamin Franklin "Frank" CASHION, b. 30 Nov 1823
  8.  (Son C) CASHION probably_Jabez / Jabus B. "Jaby" CASHION, b. 26 Jun 1824, NC
  9.  (Daughter C) CASHION, b. 1820-25
10.  (Daughter D) CASHION, b. 1825-30
11.  Joseph G. CASHION, b. 27 Jun 1829; d. 13 Jan 1899
12.  David CASHION, b. 1831/2
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina

Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  North Carolina Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Cashon, Jaby Powers, Patsey Aug 29, 1810 Mecklenburg Co.

2.  1810 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; official enumeration date 6 Aug 1810):  not found.

3.  1820 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 38 indexed "July Cosheon"; official enumeration date 7 Aug 1820; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 NC Mecklenburg Co. Roll M33_84 p. 171 Ln. 33 Juby Casheon 200010-30100-0-100 no slaves
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 9 or under 1810-1820 = Son B
= Son A
1 male 26-44 1775-1794 = Jabez (b. 1787/8)
3 females 9 or under 1810-1820 = Daughter B
= Elizabeth (b. 1816/7)
= Daughter A
1 female 16-25 1794-1804 = Martha (b. 1789/9)
1 person engaged in agriculture

4.  1830 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #90 of 161; official enumeration date 1 Jun 1830; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 NC Mecklenburg Co. Roll M19_122 p. 357 Ln. 12 Jaba Cashion 211 100 100 - 121 010 no slaves
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1825-1830 = Joseph (b. 1829)
= Son C Jabez?
1 male 5-9 1820-1825 = Benjamin (b. 1823)
1 male 10-14 1815-1820 = Son B
1 male 15-19 1810-1815 = Son A
1 male 40-49 1780-1790 = Jabez (b. 1788)
1 female 4 or under 1825-1830 = Daughter D
2 females 5-9 1820-1825 = Daughter C
= Sarah (b. 1820/1) 
1 female 10-14 1815-1820 = Elizabeth (b. 1816/7)
1 female 20-29 1800-1810 = Martha (b. 1798/9)
Martha is telling a minor fib about her age.

5.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #33-34 of 175 list was roughly alphabetized; indexed "Jabe"; official enumeration began 1 Jun 1840; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 NC Mecklenburg Co. Roll 365 pp. 272A-272B Ln. 23 Cushion Jaba 011 200 010 - 001 110 no slaves 0100000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 = David (b. 1831/2)
1 male 10-14 1825-1830 = Joseph (b. 1829/30)
2 males 15-19 1820-1825 = Son C Jabez?
= Benjamin (b. 1823)
1 male 50-59 1780-1790 = Jabez (b. 1788)
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Daughter D
1 female 15-19 1820-1825 = Sarah (b. 1820/1)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Martha (b. 1798/9)
1 person employed in agriculture
Martha is telling a whopping fib about her age.

6.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 15):  Hopewell Dist., Mecklenburg Co., NC, Roll M432_637, p. 29A, 471/474, enumerated 31 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Jabez Cashian 62 M   Farmer 250 No Carolina
Martha Cashian 51 F       "
Joseph    " 20 M   "   "
David     " 18 M   "   "
Sarah     " 29 F       "
Elizabeth Pucket 33 F       "
Julius      " 14 M       "
Harry       " 10 M       "
William     "  8 M       "
Elizabeth (CASHION) PUCKET is their widowed daughter.

7.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

8.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

9.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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