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CASSINGHAMS in America

Russell and Leah Crippen
Russell and Leah Crippen
[Photo from the collection of Mary Jane Herrell, courtesy of Mary Whisenhunt]

Leah Marie Wilson is the daughter of Nellie Gertrude Cassingham and Samuel Wilson. She was born 11 Sep 1903 in Miami County, Indiana. She died 18 Aug 1986 at age 82 in Miami County, Indiana.

On 17 May 1920, she married Russell WIlliam Crippen. He was born 28 April 1893/1894 in Indiana. He died 17 Mar 1967 at about age 73 in Peru, Miami, Indiana.

Children of Leah Marie Wilson and Russell Crippen:

  1. Mary Louise Crippen was born in 1922 in Indiana.
  2. Phyllis Crippen was born 1 Dec 1927 in Miami County, Indiana. She died in Dec 1928 at age 1 in Miami County, Indiana.

Sources

Most information provided by Leah's cousin, Mary Jane Herrell.

Leah: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index (305-26-5429).

Russell: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index (308-09-3431) which lists birth as 1894. [Mary Jane Herrell lists 1893.] State of issuance is assumed to be the birthplace. Last residence is assumed to be the deathplace.

Census Listings

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

 


We are actively seeking more information on the individuals listed here (and their descendants). If you have any additional information, photographs or documents to share: please e-mail me.
Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.