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CASSINGHAMS in America

Descent
Thomas Cassingham (Sr.)
Henry Cassingham
Elvira Cassingham

Elvira Cassingham was born 15 Jun 1848 in Newark, Kendall, Illinois. She is the daughter of Henry Cassingham and Jane Osler. She died 15 Oct 1933 at the age of 85 in Mazon, Grundy, Illinois.

On 15 Nov 1868, she married Thomas Jefferson Foster in Grundy County, Illinois He was born 10 Aug 1844 in Washington County, Ohio. Thomas died 27 Aug 1925 at the age of 81 in Mazon, Grundy, Illinois.

Children of Elvira Cassingham and Thomas Jefferson Foster:

  1. Eva Arvilla Foster was born 26 Aug 1869 in Braceville, Grundy, Illinois.
  2. Luella Foster was born 31 Jul 1871 in Pleasent Hill, Illinois. She died 27 Mar 1934 at the age of 62 in Mazon, Grundy, Illinois. She apparently never married.
  3. Wallace E. Foster was born 12 Aug 1873 in Tonanda, Illinois. He died 24 Sep 1950 at the age of 77.
    • About 1896/1897, he married (1) Nora A. Teter in Grundy, Illinois. Nora was born in May 1876 in Illinois and died in 1913 at the age of about 37.
    • After Nora’s death (sometime before 1920), Wallace married (2) Ida Walters Woods in Illinois. Ida was born in 1876 in Illinois and died in 1950 at an age of about 74.
  4. Ina Myrtle Foster was born 27 Aug 1878 in Gardner, Grundy, Illinois.

Sources

Nora: Birth and Marriage from the 1900 census (Mazon, Grundy, IL. p. 7).

Census Listings

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

  • Elvira: 1850 Census. Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois. Page 182.
  • Elvira & Thomas: 1860 Census. Braceville, Grundy, Illinois. Page 33.
  • 1880 Census. Braceville, Grundy, Illinois. Page 12.
  • 1900 Census. Greenfield, Grundy, Illinois. Page 3.
  • Wallace & Nora: 1900 Census. Mazon, Grundy, Illinois. Page 7.
  • Elvira: 1910 Census. Mazon, Grundy, Illinois. Page 11.
  • 1920 Census. Mazon, Grundy, Illinois. Page 11.
  • Wallace & family: 1920 Census. Mazon, Grundy, Illinois. Page 5.

 


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Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.