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CASSINGHAMS in America

Edna True Cassingham was born 11 Apr 1878 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. She is the daughter of William Reeves Cassingham and Abigail Sophia Comstock. She died 10 Nov 1922 at age 44 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois and is buried in La Harpe Cemetery.

On 4 Aug 1898, she married Samuel Robert Finch. He is the son of William Finch and Ellen. He was born 22 Feb 1878 in Terre Haute, Henderson, Illinois and died 1 Apr 1952 at age 74. He is buried at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.

Children of Edna True Cassingham and Samuel Robert Finch:

  1. Irene May Finch was born 11 Feb 1900 in Terre Haute, Henderson, Illinois. She died 8 Feb 1904 - just short of her fourth birthday.
  2. William Cassingham Finch was born 15 May 1901 in Terre Haute, Henderson, Illinois.
  3. Donald Larimer Finch was born 27 Nov 1903 in Terre Haute, Henderson, Illinois.   He married Mabel. They have three children. Donald died 20 Feb 1977 at age 73 in Illiopolis, Sangamon, Illinois.
  4. Lorene Finch was born 20 Jan 1905 in Lomax, Henderson, Illinois.
  5. Doris Louise Finch was born 31 Dec 1908 in Terre Haute, Henderson, Illinois. On 4 Sep 1948, she married Paul J. Spears. He was born 10 Sep 1913 in Michigan City, La Porte, Indiana and died 23 Jan 1993 at age 79 in Bourbonnais, Kankakee, Illinois.
  6. Rex Elmer Finch was born 31 Dec 1910 in Terre Haute, Henderson, Illinois. He married Mabel. They have one daughter. Rex died 24 Jul 1959 at age 48.

Sources

Donald: Birth and Death from Social Security Death Index (SSN 355-07-1822). Last residence is assumed to be the deathplace.

Paul Spears: Birth and Death from Social Security Death Index (SSN 339-09-8761); however, can not be certain this SSN refers to this Paul Spears. Last residence is assumed to be the deathplace.

Rex: Death from Social Security Death Index (SSN 326-32-9450).

Census Listings

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

  • Edna: 1880 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 22.
  • Samuel: 1880 Census. Terre Haute, Henderson, Illinois. Page 60.

 


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.