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Thomas Cassingham, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1802
Kent, England
Death: Nov. 30, 1887
La Harpe
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

[The following was copied by Ruth N. Teesdale on 20 August 1981 from the 7 December 1887 issue of "The Carthage Republican", Carthage, Hancock County, Illinois. This newspaper is on file with the Hancock County Historical Society, Carthage, Illinois.]
Dec. 5-- On Sunday, Nov. 20, Mr. Thomas Cassingham was thrown down and had his left thigh bone broken by a horse running against a bar and striking him with it. He lived until Wed. Nov. 30. He was born in England Jan. 26, 1802, so he was 85 yrs., 10 mo., 4 days old. He came with his father’s family to this country in 1819 and settled in Ohio. He married Mary Morrison in 1830. She lives at age 83. They were the parents of 9 children, 3 of whom died in childhood. The rest, 2 sons and 4 daughters are married. They are: James, Alexander, Mrs. Anne Lincoln, Mrs. Harriet Sears, Mrs. Maria McEndree, and Mrs. Margaret Lincoln. They came to this county in 1854 and settled on the farm where he died. He was a member of the Methodist church. Burial was in the LaHarpe Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Cassingham (1777 - 1845)
  Phoebe Ford Cassingham (1780 - 1838)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary E. Morrison Cassingham (1805 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  James Austin Cassingham (1832 - 1924)*
  Harriett Cassingham Sears (1836 - 1920)*
  Alexander Cassingham (1837 - 1906)*
  Lucinda Mariah Cassingham McEndree (1840 - 1915)*
  Sarah Anne Cassingham Lincoln (1842 - 1916)*
  Margaret Cassingham Lincoln (1844 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Cassingham (1802 - 1887)
  Richard C Cassingham (1804 - 1889)*
  James Cassingham (1811 - 1882)*
  George Ford Cassingham (1812 - 1889)*
  John Peter Cassingham (1814 - 1897)*
  Henry Cassingham (1815 - 1897)*
  Phoebe Cassingham (1817 - 1870)*
  Elizabeth A. Cassingham Linton (1818 - 1891)*
  William Burdette Cassingham (1822 - 1892)*
  Ford Cassingham (1824 - 1891)*
  Mary Jane Cassingham Coats (1826 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
La Harpe Cemetery
La Harpe
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: David Jo Canfield (1956 ...
Originally Created by: Daniel Edwards
Record added: May 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52100059
Thomas Cassingham, Jr
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