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Charles Wesley Cassingham is the son of James Alpheus Cassingham and Mary Catherine Wolf. He was born 24 Nov 1891 in Miami County, Indiana and died 4 Dec 1960 at age 69 in Rochester, Fulton, Indiana.

  • On 4 Mar 1918, he married Marie Sweany in Howard County, Indiana. She was born 14 May 1900 in Indiana.
  • He may have married a second time to a Marie Shepphard. (Or this Marie may be the same as the first one.)
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]

Foster child of Charles Wesley Cassingham and natural child of Marie Shepphard (who, apparently, was married previously):

  1. Wilma McGloghin was born in Rochester, Fulton, Indiana.


Most information for this family provided by Charles's niece, Mary Jane Herrell, who lists Charles' wife as Marie Shepphard -- she does not list a Marie Sweany.

Marie Sweany: Birth and Marriage is from the Marriage Index Howard County Indiana 1844-1920.

Census Listings

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

  • Charles: 1900 Census. Deer Creek, Miami, Indiana. Page 11.
  • Charles: 1910 Census. Deer Creek, Miami, Indiana. Page 11.
  • 1920 Census. Kokomo City, Center, Howard, Indiana. Page 12.


We are actively seeking more information on the individuals listed here (and their descendants). If you have any additional information, photographs or documents to share: please e-mail me.
Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.