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Canzada (Cansady) SHIVER
(abt. 1816-1880)

The following information was provided by Donna Newman-Ayala, who can be contacted regarding this line, should you wish to share information. You can also visit her web site at: newman-oaks2acorns.com/Canzada-Shiver-b.shtml.

Canzada Shiver was born abt. 1816, probably in South Carolina, but perhaps in Georgia. She was the daughter of Abraham SHIVER and Martha ???.

She first married James P. CHERRY in the mid-1830s and they had one son:

  1. William Jackson, b. abt. 1837.

Her first husband died and she was married secondly to Arthur NEWMAN abt. 1840. They resided in Pulaski County, Georgia and to this marriage was born 11 children:

  1. Catherine, b. 14 Jul 1841, d. 21 Dec 1911. (Married William G. HUNT).
  2. James, b. abt. 1842.
  3. Abraham William, b. 7 Jun 1843, d. 27 Jun 1902. (Married (1) Lucy FENN and (2)Mary Elizabeth CONNER).
  4. Jane G., b. abt. 1846.
  5. Georgianne, b. abt. 1847. (Married William Stephen DANIEL).
  6. Susan, b. abt. 1850. (Married John K. PARTIN).
  7. Hannah A.?, b. abt. 1852, d. 11 Dec 1880. (Married W. Hawkins KINCHEN).
  8. Nancy, b. abt. 1855. (Married Remus R. WOOD).
  9. Mary Rebecca, b. abt. 1857, d. 16 Dec 1880.
  10. Arthur G., b. abt. Mar 1860, d. 17 Dec 1880.
  11. Alice, b. abt. 1860. (Married James S. FRINK).

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A text file of marriage notices for several of the children, which appeared in the Hawkinsville Dispatch can be accessed here. Also there are several death notices for the children, three of which succumbed to typhoid fever.

Canzada died on 11 Oct 1880 in Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Georgia. This death notice appeared in the Hawkinsville Dispatch of 14 Oct 1880. Her husband, Arthur, then remarried to Martha Sanders in 1881. Arthur, filed his last will and testament in Pulaski County on 15 Nov 1887 and died on 6 Mar 1888, also in Hawkinsville. His obituary also appeared in the Hawkinsville Dispatch. He is buried in the Hunt Cemetery in Pulaski County.

If you can add any information to the above data or have any questions, please contact me. Thank you!

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