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CASSINGHAMS in America

Descent
Thomas
Cassingham
(Sr.)
Thomas
Cassingham
(Jr.)
Alexander
Cassingham

Alexander Cassingham was born 4 Apr 1837 in Muskingum County, Ohio. He is the son of Thomas Cassingham (Jr.) and Mary E. Morrison. He died 16 Sep 1906 at the age of 69 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois and is buried there.

On 21 Feb 1861, Alexander married Frances A. Wheeler in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois. She was born 25 Jan 1838 in Muskingum County, Ohio. Frances is the daughter of Wesley D. Wheeler and Mary A. (unknown). She died 6 Feb 1909 at the age of 71 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.

Children of Alexander Cassingham and Frances A. Wheeler:

  1. Martha Jane Cassingham was born 20 Apr 1862 in Durham, Hancock, Illinois.
  2. Charles Wesley Cassingham was born 26 Mar 1863 in Durham, Hancock, Illinois.
  3. Mary Emma Cassingham was born 28 Dec 1865 in Durham, Hancock, Illinois.
  4. Irving Thomas Cassingham was born 22 Aug 1867 in Durham, Hancock, Illinois. On 28 Mar 1894, he married Mary Jane Sharpe in Knox County, Illinois. She is the daughter of William Sharpe and Mary. Mary Jane was born in 1870. She died in 1919 at age 49. Irving died about 1931 at age 64. They are both buried in La Harpe Cemetery, La  Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.
  5. Nancy Estella Cassingham as born 15 Aug 1872 in Durham, Hancock, Illinois.

Sources

Alexander: Marriage from the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1783 - 1900.

Irving: Marriage from the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900 where he is listed as "S. T. Cassingham."

Census Listings

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

  • Alexander (presumed): 1840 Census. Jackson, Muskingum, Ohio. Page 252.
  • Alexander: 1850 Census. Jackson, Muskingum, Ohio. Page 331.
  • Alexander: 1860 Census. Durham, Hancock, Illinois. Page 951.
  • Alexander: 1860 Census. Pilot Grove, Hancock, Illinois. Page 709.
  • 1870 Census. Durham, Hancock, Illinois. Page 5.
  • 1880 Census. Durham, Hancock, Illinois. Page 5.
  • Mary Jane Sharpe: 1880 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 157.
  • 1900 Census. Durham, Hancock, Illinois. Page 8.

 


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.