Thomas Henry Caviness

Male 1845 - 1932  (86 years)


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  • Name Thomas Henry Caviness 
    Birth 28 Dec 1845 
    Gender Male 
    Military Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 14 Apr 1932 
    Burial Sanford, Lee County, NC at Center United Methodist Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Arnold Edward Caviness,   b. 28 Mar 1819   d. 14 Mar 1900  (Age 80 years)  (Father) 
    Lydia Deaton,   b. 27 Mar 1797   d. 9 Nov 1881  (Age 84 years)  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I43082  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2020 

    DNA Tests  2 DNA tests are associated with Thomas Henry Caviness 

    Father Arnold Edward Caviness,   b. 28 Mar 1819   d. 14 Mar 1900 (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Craven,   b. 1823   d. 1856 (Age 33 years) 
    Family ID F15486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Effie Jane Muse,   b. 1 Dec 1852   d. 9 Mar 1896 (Age 43 years) 
    Children 
    +  1. Female Beulah D. Caviness,   b. 14 Dec 1882   d. 25 May 1930 (Age 47 years)
    John Alexander Boyte  (Age 86 years)
    +  2. Male Charles Whitfield Caviness,   b. 16 Nov 1888   d. 25 Feb 1947 (Age 58 years)
    +  3. Male William Herman Caviness,   b. 26 Apr 1891   d. 1 Feb 1975 (Age 83 years)
    Rutha Myrtle Cole  (Age 67 years)
    Family ID F14115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 25 May 2023 

    Family 2 Lula Spivey,   b. 22 Jun 1882   d. 24 Jan 1957 (Age 74 years) 
    Other Partners:
    Henry Rufus Brady,   b. 19 Dec 1878   d. 24 Apr 1960, Robeson County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
       1. Male Lester Caviness
       2. Male Doris Caviness
       3. Male Dennis Caviness
    Family ID F16770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2022 

  • Photos
    Civil War Veterans Reunion 1907
    Civil War Veterans Reunion 1907
    From James Vann Comer "The 2nd Civil War Reunion of Veterans (Union/Blue and Confederate/Gray) enjoying a meal together on March 28, 1907 at the Opera House at Southern Pines, N.C. The Piney Woods Inn is visible in the background with this vintage photograph donated by M. Louise Seawell on June 3, 2004 to the Moore County Public Library in Carthage, N.C. A few have been identified: (Front Row, L-R) Seated 2nd person is believed to be John Alexander Muse, 3rd person is Captain Rev. William Henry Harrison Lawhon, 6th person is believed to be Charles Chalmers McLean (Company H, 26th Regiment), 7th person is William Christopher Moore (Company H, 26th Regiment), 8th person is believed to be John Bethune Currie "Jack", 9th person is believed to be Samuel Jones Muse; (2nd Row, L-R) Seated 1st person is Eli P. Seawell (Company H, 26th Regiment), 4th person is Captain Aplha M. Clarke, Union Veteran of Company K, Eighth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers who moved to Southern Pines, N.C. in 1886 with air horn for hearing who had a granddaughter named Lois who he is holding attached to the back side of Mat & Framed Photograph by Anthony Elwood Parker "Tony" of Southern Pines, N.C. who worked hard to identify some of the veterans, 5th person is believed to be a Union Veteran wearing medals, 6th person is 1st Lt. William T. Jones of Tyson & Jones Buggy Company in Carthage, N.C.; (3rd Row, L-R) Standing 5th person is believed to be Samuel Washington Humber of Tyson & Jones Buggy Company in Carthage, N.C., 8th person is Thomas Henry Caviness (Died- December 28, 1945), 12th person is Evander McNeill Blue, 16th person is believed to be Virgil Newton Seawell, M.D. According to the Diary of Rev. William Henry Harrison Lawhon dated Thursday, March 19, 1908- "Wife (Nora E. Vestal Lawhon) & I go to Carthage to the reunion of the old soldiers of Blue & Gray. We have a big crowd an a good time the ladies of Carthage gave us a good dinner."



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