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Thomas Cassingham (Sr.)
Ford Cassingham
Luella Cassingham

Luella Cassingham was born 19 Nov 1856 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. She is the daughter of Ford Cassingham and Jane Jones. She died 24 Nov 1904 -- just five days after her 48th birthday, and on the very day her grandson, Carroll Warren Baker was born. She is buried in Kansas.

On 2 Feb 1878, she married Charles Jason Baker (Sr.) in St. Paul, Howard, Nebraska. Charles was born 6 Aug 1850 in Geneva, Kane, Illinois. He is the son of John Randolph Baker and Harriet Angeline Foote. He died 18 Jul 1913 at the age of 62.

Children of Luella Cassingham and Charles Jason Baker (Sr.):

  1. William Guy Baker was born 3 Nov 1878/1879 in Ashton, Sherman, Nebraska.
  2. Winfield Lawrence Baker was born 22 May 1880 in Ashton, Sherman, Nebraska. He married (1) Addie Barnett Adkins in Steamboat Spring, Colorado. Then, on 25 Dec 1905, he married (2) Mabel Miller in Elkton, Routt, Colorado. Mabel died 5 May 1921 in Oak Creek, Routt, Colorado.
  3. Viola May Baker was born 17 May 1882 in Ashton, Sherman, Nebraska. On 12 Jun 1911, she married J. William McLeod in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado .
  4. Charles Jason Baker (Jr.) was born 5 Mar 1884 in Ashton, Sherman, Nebraska. He died 20 Nov 1902 at the age of 18 in Kanopolis, Ellsworth, Kansas.
  5. Janie E. Baker was born 22 Sep 1886 in Ashton, Sherman, Nebraska.
  6. Harriet Angeline Baker was born 14 Oct 1888 in Ashton, Sherman, Nebraska. She died on her sixteenth birthday, 14 Oct 1904, in Kanopolis, Ellsworth, Kansas.
  7. Myrtle Williams Baker was born 11 Jul 1892 in Ashton, Sherman, Nebraska. On 12 Apr 1912, she married Joe Slater in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming .
  8. Alice Baker was born 26 Apr 1895 in Ashton, Sherman, Nebraska
  9. Bessie Pearl Baker was born 25 Nov 1897 in Loup City, Sherman, Nebraska.
  10. John Randolph Baker was born 5 Mar 1900 in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri. He died 10 Jan 1978 at the age of 77 in Tooele, Tooele, Utah.


John: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index (J Baker, SSN 522-05-260). Last residence is assumed to be the deathplace.

Census Listings

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

  • Luella: 1860 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 1008.
  • Luella: 1870 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 16.


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.