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CASSINGHAMS in America

George F. Cassingham was born 19 Apr 1812 in Kent, England. He is the son of Thomas Cassingham (Sr.) and Phoebe Ford. He came to America with his family in 1818, when he was 6 years old, settling in Muskingum County, Ohio. Upon his marriage, in 1833, he and his bride established their residence in Coshocton, Ohio where he spent the remainder of his days. He died 14 Mar 1889 - one month short of his 77th birthday - in Coshocton County, Ohio and was buried 17 Mar 1889 in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Tuscarawas, Coshocton, Ohio.

On 23 May 1833, he married Elizabeth Wilson in Muskingum County, Ohio. Elizabeth was born 6 Oct 1814 in Huntington County, Pennsylvania. Her father was Robert Wilson. She died 14 Mar 1899 -- (on the 10 year anniversary of her husband's death!) -- at age 84 at the home of her daughter, Sarah, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio. She was buried 16 Mar 1899 in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Tuscarawas, Coshocton, Ohio.

Children of George F. Cassingham and Elizabeth Wilson:

  1. Julia Harriet Cassingham was born 1 Nov 1834 in Ohio.
  2. Sarah M. Cassingham was born about 1837 in Coshocton County, Ohio.
  3. Mary Jane Cassingham was born 29 June 1838 in Coshocton, Coshocton, Ohio.
  4. John Wilson Cassingham was born 22 Jan 1840 in Coshocton, Coshocton, Ohio.

Sources

George: Birth and Marriage from his own Biographical Sketch, (which lists his marriage as 1835, an apparent error since the Ohio State Marriage Index and Elizabeth's obituary both give 1833).
Birth, Death and Burial from Cemetery Records of Coshocton County, Ohio [FHC film #928173] (click here to see the grave marker) as well as his own obituary from the Coshocton Democrat of Mar 19, 1889.

Elizabeth: Birth, Death and Burial from Cemetery Records of Coshocton County, Ohio [FHC film #928173] (click here to see the grave marker).
Birth, Marriage, Death and Burial corroborated from her own obituaries in the Coshocton Democrat of Mar 14, 1899 and Mar 17, 1899.

Census Listings

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

 


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.