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Mary Emma Cassingham was born 28 Dec 1865 in Durham, Hancock, Illinois. Emma, as she is known, is the daughter of Alexander Cassingham and Frances A. Wheeler. She died 19 Mar 1937 at the age of 71 in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois.

On 4 Sep 1895/1896, she married Franklin Douglas Roll. He is the son of Sylvester or Sylvender Roll and Lucinda Sizelove. Franklin was born 8 Feb 1860 in Ohio and died in Nov 1939 at the age of 79 in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois.

Children of Mary Emma Cassingham and Franklin Douglas Roll:

  1. Lena Pearl Roll was born 10 Dec 1896 in Hancock County, Illinois. She died 10 Oct 1897 at just 10 months old.
  2. Reva Gladys Roll was born 4 April 1897 in Columbia, Boone, Missouri.
  3. Chester Keith Roll was born 11 Oct 1909 in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois. He died 28 Aug 1910 at just 10 months old.
  4. Everett Roll
  5. Lorraine B. Roll was born 21 Jan 1907 in Illinois.
  6. Edythe Mae Roll was born 12 Oct 1901 in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois.


Mary: Marriage is from the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900 where she is listed as "Emma M. Cassingham" and the marriage is given as 4 Sep 1896.

Census Listings

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

  • Mary: 1870 Census. Durham, Hancock, Illinois. Page 5.
  • Mary: 1880 Census. Durham, Hancock, Illinois. Page 5.
  • Franklin: 1880 Census. Hancock, Hancock, Illinois. Page 127.


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.