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CASSINGHAMS in America

Chester Snyder Cassingham (Jr.) is the son of Chester Snyder Cassingham (Sr.) and Muriel Whitman. He was born 17 Jun 1915 in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri. Chester died in Mar 1982 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.

  • On 10 May 1941, he married (1) Cecille Mabel Owens in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri. She is the daughter of Calvin Lysle Owens and Emma Schwartzrock. Cecille was born 17 Jul 1911 in Parsons, Labette, Kansas. Cecille had previously been married to Max Walker. She had also married Douglas S. Foster. Cecille and Chester later divorced.
  • On 23 Dec 1971, Chester married (2) Lina Florence McDarment in Covington, Campbell, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Thomas Calvert McDarment and Birdie Ella Glass. Lina was born 3 Sep 1918 in Beechwood, Jefferson, Kentucky and died 25 Feb 1987 in Hamilton County, Ohio. Lina had previously been married to a Mr. Wallace.

Children of Cecille Mabel Owens and Max Walker (later legally adopted by Chester Snyder Cassingham (Jr.) who had no children of his own):

  1. Nathan Lysle (Walker) Cassingham was born in 1929. In 1955, he married Lita Fisher in Missouri. She was born in 1929 in Missouri. They had no children.

Notes

Lina: The spelling of Lina's last name is not clear. It is hard to make out the exact spelling in the letter Chester sent me in 1973, but it looks like McDarment. Other sources list it as McDermot.

Sources

Chester: Birth given in letter he, himself, sent to Daniel Edwards (1973).
Death from the Social Security Death Index (SSN 496-03-8981).

Cecille: Birth, parents' names and former husbands' names given in a letter from Chester to Daniel Edwards (1973).

Lina: Birth, parents' names and former husband's name given in a letter from Chester to Daniel Edwards (1973).
Birth and Death also from Ohio Deaths (vol 26780 #011633).
Death from the Social Security Death Index (SSN 462-32-2645).

Nathan: Birth and adoption information in a letter from Chester to Daniel Edwards (1973).

 


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Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.