at about age 63
at about age 28
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:
- 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.
- William Jay Cassingham was born 12 Dec 1853
in Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
- 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
- Ida Edith Cassingham was born 7 May 1857 in
Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
- Jehiel Cassingham was born about 1862 in Elgin, Kane,
Illinois. Hylie, as he was known, died that same year of diphtheria.
- Frank Cassingham was born 1863 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois. He
died in 1864 of diphtheria.
- Anna Cassingham was born 16 Feb 1864 in
Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
- Ella May Cassingham was born 17
Feb 1867 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
- Nettie Elizabeth Cassingham was born 11 Jun
1868 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois.
- Emma Cassingham was born in 1872 in Council Grove, Morris,
Kansas. She died in 1875 at around the age of 3.
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
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
Jehiel & Frank: Causes of death from memory of Nina
Cassingham, their niece.
The individuals in this family appear in the following census
- William (presumed): 1830
Census. Madison, Muskingum, Ohio. Page 343.
- William (presumed): 1840
Census. Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio. Page 353.
- Elizabeth: 1850 Census.
Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois.
- 1860 Census.
Greenfield, Grundy, Illinois. Page 46.
- 1870 Census. Elgin,
Kane, Illinois. Page 316.
- James: Special 1875
Kansas Census. Council Grove, Morris, Kansas. Page 17.
- 1880 Census. Elgin,
- Mary & Frank: 1900
Census. Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio.
- James: 1910 Census.
Alturas, Modoc, California. Page 37. [Though virtually none of the
details is correct.]
- James: 1920 Census.
Alturas, Modoc, California. Page 9.
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.
at about age 34