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CASSINGHAMS in America

George Cassingham was born 10 Oct 1869 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. He is the son of William Reeves Cassingham and Abigail Sophia Comstock. He died 7 May 1924 at age 54 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois and was buried at La Harpe Cemetery.

On 27 Dec 1898, he married his step-sister, Mary Estelle Stone, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Emma Bozarth and John Wesley Stone. She was born 21 Oct 1872 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois and died 23 Jul 1954 at age 81 in Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois. She was buried at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.

Children of George Cassingham and Mary Estelle Stone:

  1. William Alden Cassingham (Sr.) was born 12 Oct 1899 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.
  2. Desse Elizabeth Cassingham was born 22 May 1902 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.
  3. Gladys Mary Cassingham was born 29 Aug 1904 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.
  4. Edna May Cassingham was born 15 Jan 1905 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.
  5. Wilda Josephine Cassingham was born 26 Sep 1906 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.
  6. Dorothy Ida Cassingham was born 7 Feb 1912 in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. She married George Knab. She died 31 May 1987 at the age of 75 in Eureka, Humboldt, California.

Sources

George: Marriage from the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900.

Dorothy: Birth and Death from Social Security Death Index (SSN 565-68-2946). Last residence is assumed to be the deathplace. Birth and Death also from California Deaths, 1940 - 1997 [RootsWeb].

Census Listings

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

  • George: 1870 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 41.
  • George: 1880 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 22.
  • Mary: 1880 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 158.
  • 1900 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 18.
  • 1910 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 13.
  • 1920 Census. La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois. Page 5.

 


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Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.