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James Alpheus Cassingham was born 22 Feb 1856 in Piqua, Miami, Ohio. He is the son of Thomas E. Cassingham and Mary Taylor. He died 18 Mar 1934 at an age of 78 in Miami, Miami, Indiana.

On 28 Sep 1876, he married Mary Catherine Wolf in Miami County, Indiana. She is the daughter of Jeremiah Wolf and Sarah Luft. She was born 8 Dec 1857 in Berks County, Pennsylvania. She died 3 Jul 1940 at age 82 in Miami, Miami, Indiana and was buried at Galveston Cemetery, Galveston, Cass, Indiana.

James Alpheus Cassingham Family
Back Row: Emma McGowan, Ida M. Herrell, Margaret Spencer, Gertrude Wilson, Sadie Eshelman, Charles Cassingham
Front Row: Harry Cassingham, Mary Catherine Wolf Cassingham, Lennie Eckley, James Alpheus Cassingham
Picture taken in 1933
[Photo from the collection of Mary Jane Herrell, courtesy of Mary Whisenhunt]

Children of James Alpheus Cassingham and Mary Catherine Wolf:

  1. Lottie Luella Cassingham was born 13 Oct 1877 in Wawpecong, Miami, Indiana. She died 4 Jan 1878 - not yet three months old - in Miami County, Indiana.
  2. Margaret Pearl Cassingham was born 6 Mar 1879 in Wawpecong, Miami, Indiana.
  3. Emma Elizabeth Cassingham was born 6 Oct 1881 in Wawpecong, Miami, Indiana.
  4. Ida Maybell Cassingham was born 1 Jan 1884 in Wawpecong, Miami, Indiana.
  5. Nellie Gertrude Cassingham was born 11 Apr 1886 in Miami County, Indiana.
  6. Sadie Ann Cassingham was born 8 Nov 1887 in Miami County, Indiana.
  7. Lennie Catherine Cassingham was born 2 or 9 Apr 1890 in Miami County, Indiana.
  8. Charles Wesley Cassingham was born 24 Nov 1891 in Miami County, Indiana.
  9. Harry Franklin Cassingham was born 14 or 15 Sep 1893 in Miami, Miami, Indiana.
  10. Oscar Cassingham was born 17 Mar 1896 in Miami County, Indiana. He died there shortly thereafter.


See the photograph of the 1937/1938 Cassingham Family Reunion.


James: Marriage from "Miami County, Indiana Marriages."

Nellie: Marriage from "Miami County, Indiana Marriages."

Census Listings

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


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.