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Thomas Cassingham (Sr.)
Henry Cassingham
Ora Walker Cassingham

Ora Walker Cassingham was born 11 Nov 1853 in Illinois. He is the son of Henry Cassingham and Jane Osler. He died sometime after 1900.

On 26 Sep 1883, Ora married Elmira Rebeka Burns in Roberts, Ford, Illinois. She is the daughter of Lycurgus Burns and Mary. She was born 7 Feb 1860 in Marshall County, Illinois. Elmira died 4 Jul 1938 at the age of 78.

Children of Ora Walker Cassingham and Elmira Rebeka Burns:

  1. Roy Burns Cassingham was born 4 Sep 1889 in Gilman County, Illinois. Roy died in Sep 1967 at the age of 77 in Winter Park, Orange, Florida.
    • On 27 Dec 1911, he married (1) Carolyn Lolita Hughes in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.
    • On 17 Nov 1927, he married (2) Ada Mae McKinney in Seattle, King, Washington. Ada died in 1949.
    • In 1953, he married (3) Georgia Hager in Florida.
  2. Florence Adelaide Cassingham was born 22 Dec 1891 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.
  3. Mary Dorothy Cassingham was born 11 Apr 1901 in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois.


As of 1882, Ora was working as a Druggist in Ford County, Illinois (according to his father's biographical sketch.)


Ora: Marriage from the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900.

Roy: Death from the Social Security Death Index (SSN 545-01-6230). Last residence is assumed to be the deathplace.

Census Listings

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

  • Ora: 1860 Census. Braceville, Grundy, Illinois. Page 33.
  • Ora: 1870 Census. Braceville, Grundy, Illinois. Page 16.
  • Ora: 1880 Census. Greenburg, Decatur, Indiana. Page 483.
  • Elmira: 1880 Census. Roberts, Ford, Illinois. Page 347.


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.