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CASSINGHAMS in America

Candace Amelia Barron is the daughter of Rachel Sophia Cassingham and Thomas McCrady Barron. She was born 20 May 1846 in Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio. She died 12 Apr 1924 at the age of 77 in Muskingum County, Ohio. She was buried at 14 Apr 1924 at Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio.

On 8 Mar 1864, she married her first cousin, Silas Dwight Kain. He is the son of William Kirk Kain and Jane Barron. He was born 30 August 1838 in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania. On 22 Apr 1861, he enlisted as a private in Company K of the 16th Infantry Regiment of Ohio during the Civil War. He was mustered out on 18 Aug 1861. Silas was a shoemaker. He died 16 Mar 1910 at age 71 in Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio. He was buried 19 Mar 1910 at Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio.

Children of Candace Amelia Barron and Silas Dwight Kain:

  1. Charles Dwight Kain (Sr.) was born 4 Mar 1866 in Newark, Licking, Ohio.
  2. William Herbert Kain was born 15/16 Mar 1868 in Newark, Licking, Ohio. He died 30 Oct 1918 at age 50 in Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio. He is buried at Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio. He apparently never married.
  3. Edward Barron Kain was born 23/29 Jan 1871 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio. He died 24 Jun 1950 at age 79 in Los Angeles County, California.
  4. Lilla Jane Kain was born 2 Nov 1873 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio. She died 27 Jan 1950 at age 76 in Muskingum County, Ohio and is buried in Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio. She apparently never married.
  5. Bessie Session Kain was born 23 Mar 1877 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio. She may have never married.
  6. Mabel Amelia Kain was born 16 May 1881 in Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio.
    • She married (1) Ogden H. Henderson.
    • She married (2) Fred Curtis.

Sources

Most of the information for this family was provided by Candace's great great great granddaughter, Kris (Kain) Ossa.

Candace: Death and Burial from her official death certificate.

Silas: Basic information from his own obituary.
Military information corroborated from the American Civil War Research Database.

William: Death and Burial from his official death certificate.

Edward: Birth and Death from California Deaths, 1940 - 1997.

Lilla: Death and Burial from the Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio Death Records 1943-1959 [Certificate #23, Volume 333].

Census Listings

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

  • Candace: 1850 Census. Jefferson, Muskingum, Ohio. Page 151.
  • Candace: 1860 Census. Jefferson, Muskingum, Ohio. Page 536.
  • Silas: 1860 Census. Jefferson, Muskingum, Ohio. Page 536.
  • 1880 Census. Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio. Page 145.

 


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.