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Thomas Cassingham (Sr.)
James Cassingham
Thomas E. Cassingham

Thomas E. Cassingham was born 4 Jan 1834 in Coshocton County, Ohio. He is the son of James Cassingham and Martha Oden. He died 2 Jan 1909 - just two days short of his 75th birthday - in Deer Creek, Miami, Indiana. He is buried at Old Miami Cemetery, Miami County, Indiana in a grave marked as a Civil War Veteran.

On 27 Mar 1855, he married Mary Catherine Taylor in Frazeysburg, Muskingum, Ohio. She was born 7 Jan 1835 in Muskingum County, Ohio. Her family moved to Miami County, Indiana when she was vey young. She lived her whole life in that area. She died 15 Nov 1917 at age 82 in Washington, Miami, Indiana. She was buried in Old Miami Cemetery, Miami County, Indiana.

Child of Thomas E. Cassingham and Mary Taylor:

  1. James Alpheus Cassingham was born 22 Feb 1856 in Piqua, Miami, Ohio.


Thomas served as a captain in the Mortion Rangers Six Brigade of the Indiana Legion during the Civil War. He served from 12 Jan 1864 to 10 Nov 1865.


Thomas: Death from Miami County, Indiana Death Index.
Burial from the Old Miami Cemetery listing.

Mary: Birth and Death from Miami County, Indiana Death Index as corroborated by the 1900 census (Deer Creek, Miami, Indiana. p. 9).

Census Listings

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

  • Thomas (presumed): 1840 Census. Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio. Page 354.
  • Thomas: 1850 Census. Jackson, Muskingum, Ohio. Page 335.
  • Thomas: 1860 Census. Fort Laramie, Fort Laramie, Nebraska. Page 244.
  • Mary & James: 1860 Census. Clay, Miami, Indiana. Page 383.
  • 1880 Census. Deer Creek, Miami, Indiana. Page 655.
  • 1900 Census. Deer Creek, Miami, Indiana. Page 9.
  • 1910 Census. Deer Creek, Miami, Indiana. Page 11.


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.