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Harry Franklin Cassingham is the son of James Alpheus Cassingham and Mary Catherine Wolf. He was born 14 or 15 Sep 1893 in Miami, Miami, Indiana and died 22 Sep 1958 at age 65 in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana. He is buried in Galveston, Cass, Indiana.

On 27 Sep 1913, he married Rhoda J. Scott in Peru, Miami, Indiana. She was born 20 Aug 1896/1897 in Valley Mills, Marion, Indiana. She lost her parents when she was quite young and was raised by Bill and Julie Eshelman. She died 5 Dec 1957 at age 61 in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana. She is buried in 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 Harry Franklin Cassingham and Rhoda J. Scott:

  1. Catherine Samantha Cassingham was born 28 Dec 1914 in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana.
  2. James Charles Cassingham was born 8 Dec 1922 in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana.
  3. Robert Jack Cassingham was born in 1931 in Indiana.


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


Harry & Rhoda: Births and Marriage from "Miami County, Indiana Marriages 1850-1920" (where Harry's birth is listed as the 14th and Rhoda's as 1897).

Census Listings

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

  • Harry: 1900 Census. Deer Creek, Miami, Indiana. Page 11.
  • Harry: 1910 Census. Deer Creek, Miami, Indiana. Page 11.
  • 1920 Census. Kokomo City, Center, Howard, Indiana. Page 7.


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.