I have a sheet from Jean Carter Smallwood's book on the Smallwood family.She states Stephen Cawood was born 2 Feb 1823 in Claiborne, Tn, died 28 Dec 1904 in Spring City, TN.He was married to Louisa A. Nixon, born in Loudoun Co., VA.Married 22 Dec 1852, died 20 July 1899.He father was Jonah Nixon II, mother was Nancy Ann Slane.Stephen was the son of Rebecca Cawood, born 1796, (before 1830 Rebecca and Joseph separated.Rebecca gave her maiden name Cawood to her 3 sons.(I don't see a surname for Joseph).She was the daughter of Stephen Cawood, b. 1765, Charles Co., Md and wife Sarah Keller, b. 1765, Charles Co., MD, married 7 Dec 1790, died 1814, Claiborne Co., TN.
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