CAVETT-BOGGS CEMETERY, (1/4 mile east of hwy 31), MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA
J. Richard Cavett entered and settled this property in 1809 as one of
Madison County's first pioneer settlers.
It is interesting to note that on September 28, 1809, in Tazewell County, Va. , there was a record of A Power of Attorney from Richard Cavet to John Peery and Thomas Perry which was proven, in part, by the oaths of John Pruiett, Jr. and John Crockett. On August 7, 1816, in Madison County, Alabama, Nancy Cavett married William W. Pruett. (Marriage Book I.)
The following are the only Cavetts' listed in the Madison County 1850 Census:
Census, Oct. 31, 1850
Cavit, Moses 63 Tenn. - $11,000.
Cavit, Mary 56 Va.
Census. Nov. 4, 1850
Cavit, Robert A. 24 Ala., Farmer
Cavit, Sarah 19
Cavit, Robert 3
Cavit, Mildred 1/12
Source: Dorothy Johnson Madison County Alabama Cemeteries Vol II