Notes for SANFORD W. CABANISS:
Sanford W. Cabaniss was reputed to have been blacksmith, died in Civil War,
son Taylor Scott was with him when he died.
Sanford W. CABANISS was in Co. F, 31 Alabama Infantry (Confederate),
Corporal/Private during the Civil War. Period of service from 1 March, 1863,
to 30 June, 1863, When paid 27 Aug, 1863, by whom paid Jno Maguire, amount
$44. S. W. CABANISS, Co. F. 31st Ala. Appears on a RECEIPT ROLL for
"Commutation of Rations." Roll dated Talladega, Ala, 186_. From July 24,
186_, to Aug 22, 186_, paid Oct. 5, 1863. S. W. CABANISS, 2 Corp, Capt.
McKibbin's Co. 31 Regiment, Alabama Infantry.* Age 42 years. Appears on
Company Muster-in Roll of the organization named above. Roll dated Camp
Goldthwaite, near Talladega, Ala., Mch. 29, 1862, Muster-in to date Mch. 29,
1862. Joined for duty and enrolled: When Mch. 29, 1862. Where Silver Run,
Ala., By whom A. J. Walker, Period Three years. S. W. CABANISS, Co. F, 31
Re't Alabama Infantry. Appears on a LIST of "Killed, Wounded and Missing in
31st Reg't Ala. Vols., Batle of Baker's Creek," for May 16 to June 13, 1863.
List dated June 13, 1863. Remarks: Trenches, wounded slight in neck. S.
W. CABANISS, Pvt. Co. F, 31 Ala Vol. C.S.A. Appears on a ROLL OF PRISONERS
OF WAR in hospital, paroled at Vicksburg, Miss., according to the terms of
capitulation entered into by the commanding Generals of the United States
and Confederate forces July 4, 1863. Roll dated Not Dated, Paroled at
Vickburg, Miss., July 15, 1863. Where captured Vicksburg, Miss. When
captured July 4, 1863.
VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, JULY 16 A.D. 1863.
To all Whom it may Concern, Know Ye That:
I, S. W. Cabaniss a private Co. F of 31st Reg't Alabama Vols. C.S.A., being
a Prisoner of War, in the hands of the United States Forces, in virtue of
the capitulation of the City of Vicksburg and its garrison, by Lieut. Gen
John C. Pemberton, C.S.A., Commanding, on the 4th day of July, 1863, do in
pursuance of the terms of said capitulation, give this my solemn parole
under oath -----
That I will not take up arms again against the United States, nor serve in
any military, police, or constabulary force in any Fort, Garrison or field
work, held by the Confederate States of America, against the United States
of America, nor as guard of prisons, depots or stores, nor discharge any
duties usually performed by Officers or soldiers against the United States
of America, until duly exchanged by the proper authorities.
* S. W. Cabaniss signature
Sworn to and subscribed before me at Vickburg, Miss., this 16th day of July,
John C. (unreadable) 20 Reg't Ohio Vol., Major and Paroling Officer
NOTE: *This company was designated at various times as Capt. McKibbin's
Company, Company E and Company F, 31st Regiment Alabama Infantry.
Children of SANFORD CABANISS and LUCINDA THOMPSON are:
i. SARAH JANE9 CABANISS, b. December 21, 1842, Cleveland County, North
ii. AMELA ANN CABANISS, b. October 28, 1844, Cleveland County, North
iii. TAYLOR SCOTT CABANISS, b. May 12, 1847, Cleveland County, North
Carolina; d. January 26, 1920, Milton, Florida; m. FRANCES DUSTAMONIA
HOWELL, March 12, 1867, Santa Rosa County, Florida; b. 1853, Alabama; d.
August 29, 1932, Milton, Florida.
Notes for TAYLOR SCOTT CABANISS:
Taylor Scott Cabaniss fought in Civil War alongside of his father and was at
his father's side when he was killed.
CABANISS, Taylor Scott, b. 05/12/1847, Cleveland County, NC, d. 01/26/1920,
Milton, FL, m. 03/12/1867, Santa Rosa County, FL, Frances Dustamonia Howell,
b. 1853, AL, d. 08/29/1932, Milton, FL.
A. Lucinda, b. 01/01/1870, d. 02/09/1962, Alliance, NE, m. Charles Koozer.
Adala (Addie)*, b. 05/09/1874*, d. 01/17/1937*.
B. Arthur, b. 1875
C.Sarah, b. 03/03/1880
Scott, d. McKenzie, AL
D. Albert, b. 08/21/1879**, d. 05/12/1959, Brewton, AL
George, b. 04/16/1885, d. 12/02/1923
E. Isabella (Belle), b. 1887
F. Mary, b. 04/1888
G.Rayford Wallace, b. 07/01/1889, d. 09/25/1958, Milton, FL, m. Minnie Lee
Bozeman, 1912, 13?, Milton, FL.
H. Pauline, b. 04/1892, d. 05/09/1975, Jay, Florida, m. John Collier,
I. Charlie (Todd), b. 10/1895
Sanford W. CABANISS, b. 12/10/1820, Rutherford County, NC, d. 08/31/1864,
NC, m. 02/03/1842, Rutherford County, NC, Lucinda Thompson, b. 10/15/1826,
Rutherford County, NC, d. 10/17/1885.
Rayford Howell, b. AL, m. Mary Aurwood, b. AL.
Picked up these genealogical tidbits form other cousins and thought would pass on:
CABANISS, Sanford W., b. 12/10/1820, Rutherford County, NC, d. 08/31/1864,
NC in Civil War, m. 02/03/1842, Rutherford County, NC, to Lucinda Thompson,
b. 10/15/1826, Rutherford County, NC, d. 10/17/1885.
1. Sarah Jane, b. 12/21/1842, Cleveland County, NC, m. J. C. Holcombe,
2. Amela Ann, b. 05/12/1847, Cleveland County, NC, m. D. H. Gillum,
3. Taylor Scott, b. 05/12/1847, Cleveland County, NC, d. 01/26/1920, Milton,
FL, m. Frances Dustamonia Howell, 03/12/1867.
4. Lusia Elizabeth, b. 11/22/1848, Talladega, AL, m. W. T. Holcombe,
5. Martha Caroline, b. 07/02/1850, Talladega, AL, m. T. D. Hill, 08/20/1871.
6.William Parks, 03/07/1852, Talladega, AL, m. Samantha Mildred Bohls,
W.P. Cabaniss married S.M.Bowls DOB April 18, 1847
they had 5 children.
a. C.M. Cabaniss Sept 14, 1875
b. J.E. Cabaniss Dec. 24, 1876
c.Emma Jimmie Feb. 6, 1879
d.Andrew June 26, 1880
e.Lola Nov 18, 1882
WP married Mary Elizibeth BrinkleyBradford Cabaniss on Jan 14, 1892 they had twins
Lula Bell and Lela May Sept 17, 1893. They died when they were 3 wks old. My
GrandMother was born as Cora Ethel Cabaniss April 4, 1895. GrandMa went by
Ethel Cora but family bible states her name was Cora Ethel. Ethel married Robert Gardner Sain in Cerragorda, Ark. (more info on Sain family on Sain message forum this web site.. message #105 dated Feb 26, 2001)
George, b. 04/02/1854, Talladega, AL, d. 03/07/1923, m. Hannah E. Ramage,
Joseph, b. 04/18/1856, Talladega, AL, d. 05/21/1878, m. Araminda Gillum,
Lucinda, b. 05/08/1860, Talladega, AL, m. G. W. Hill, 02/15/1879.
George CABANISS, b. 09/15/1782, Amelia County, VA, m. Martha Patsy Martin,
03/23/1820, Shelby, NC.
*NOTE: Sanford W. reputed to have been blacksmith, died in Civil War, son
Taylor Scott was with him when he died.
iv. LUISA ELIZABETH CABANISS, b. November 22, 1848, Talladega, Alabama.
v. MARTHA CAROLINE CABANISS, b. July 02, 1850, Talladega, Alabama.
vi. WILLIAM PARKS CABANISS, b. March 07, 1852, Talladega, Alabama.
vii. GEORGE CABANISS, b. April 02, 1854, Talladega, Alabama; d. March 07,
viii. JOSEPH CABANISS, b. April 18, 1856, Talladega, Alabama; d. May 21,
ix. LUCINDA CABANISS, b. May 08, 1860, Talladega, Alabama.
Regards, Linda Kirby Branum