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CASSINGHAMS in America

William Cassingham at about age 63
William Cassingham
at about age 63
Mary Cassingham at about age 28
Mary Cassingham
at about age 28
James Cassingham
James Cassingham
 

William Burdette Cassingham was born about 1822 in Ohio. He is the son of Thomas Cassingham (Sr.) and Phoebe Ford. He died in 1892 at the age of about 70 in Council Grove, Morris, Kansas.

On 15 Jun 1851, he married Elizabeth Cummings in Grundy County, Illinois. She was born about 1834 in Quebec, Ontario, Canada and is the daughter of Ebenezer Cummings and Jane Harris. Elizabeth died 17 Dec 1872 at the age of about 38 in Council Grove, Morris, Kansas.

Children of William Burdette Cassingham and Elizabeth Cummings:

  1. Mary Frances Cassingham was born 10 Sep 1852 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois. On 25 Nov 1874, she married (1) Edward Dunn in Geneva, Kane, Illinois. About 1890, she married (2) John W. Boughton (also known as Frank Radford). John/Frank was born in Jul 1856 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died 14 Dec 1936 at the age of 80 in Miami, Dade, Florida. Mary died 12 Dec 1931 at the age of 79 in Atlantic Highlands, Monmouth, New Jersey and was buried 15 Dec 1931 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York.
  2. William Jay Cassingham was born 12 Dec 1853 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
  3. James Austin Cassingham was born 29 Oct 1855 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois. He died 9 Feb 1929 in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California and was buried 11 Feb 1929 at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California.
  4. Ida Edith Cassingham was born 7 May 1857 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
  5. Jehiel Cassingham was born about 1862 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois. Hylie, as he was known, died that same year of diphtheria.
  6. Frank Cassingham was born 1863 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois. He died in 1864 of diphtheria.
  7. Anna Cassingham was born 16 Feb 1864 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
  8. Ella May Cassingham was born 17 Feb 1867 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
  9. Nettie Elizabeth Cassingham was born 11 Jun 1868 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
  10. Emma Cassingham was born in 1872 in Council Grove, Morris, Kansas. She died in 1875 at around the age of 3.

Sources

William: Birth from 1860 census (Greenfield, Grundy, IL. p. 46).

Elizabeth: Birth from 1850 census (Goodfarm, Grundy, IL).

William & Elizabeth: Marriage from their marriage license and the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900..

Mary: Marriage to Edward Dunn from their marriage license.
Death and Burial from the cemetery burial certificate.

John Boughton/Frank Radford: Birth from 1900 census (Dayton, Montgomery, OH.).
Birth, Death and Burial from the cemetery burial record.

James: Birth, Death and Burial from his death certificate.

Jehiel & Frank: Causes of death from memory of Nina Cassingham, their niece.

Census Listings

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

What's In A Name?

Jehiel was probably named after his uncle, Jehiel Cummings, who died as a soldier in the Civil War in 1862, the same year Jehiel Cassingham was born.

Elizabeth Cummings at about age 34
Elizabeth Cummings
at about age 34

 


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.