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CASSINGHAMS in America

Elizabeth M. Adams is one of our Mystery Kin.
Her grandparents seem to have arrived in the U.S. between 1840-1843 in a second migration of Cassinghams. They settled in Coshocton County, Ohio (a county adjacent to Muskingum County where Thomas and his family settled in 1818).
If you have any information on Elizabeth or her descendants please email me.
Descent
John Cassingham
Jane (Cassingham) Adams
Elizabeth M. Adams

Elizabeth M. Adams is the daughter of Jane Cassingham and George Washington Adams. Lizzie, as she was known, was born about 1855/1856 in Virginia twp., Coshocton, Ohio

On 26 Jul 1880, she married Hebron W. Meek in Coshocton County, Ohio. He was born about 1855/1856 in Ohio.

Children of Elizabeth M. Adams and Hebron W. Meek:

  1. (male) Meek died 27 May 1881. He died as an infant, possibly unnamed. He is buried in Coshocton County, Ohio.
  2. Harry Meek was born about 1888/1889 in Ohio.

Sources

Elizabeth: Birth from the 1860 census [Virginia, Coshocton, OH., p. 181].
Marriage from Marriages of Coshocton County, Ohio -- 1811-1930 [FHC film #895285].

Hebron & Harry: Births from the 1920 census [Washington, Coshocton, OH., p. 5].

(male) Meek: Birth, Death and Burial from Cemetery Records of Coshocton County, Ohio [FHC film 928173]. Inscription simply reads, "Infant son of Hebron & Lizzie Meek died May 27, 1881"

Census Listings

The individuals in this family appear in the following census listings.

  • Elizabeth: 1860 Census. Virgina, Coshocton, Ohio. Page 181.
  • Elizabeth: 1870 Census. Virgina, Coshocton, Ohio. Page 282.
  • Elizabeth: 1880 Census. Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio. Page 273.
  • 1920 Census. Washington, Coshocton, Ohio. Page 5.

 


We are actively seeking more information on the individuals listed here (and their descendants). If you have any additional information, photographs or documents to share: please e-mail me.
Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.