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John Robinson Cassingham (Sr.) was born 7 May 1849/1850 in Dresden, Muskingum, Ohio. He is the son of John Peter Cassingham and Rebecca Robinson. He died 10 Apr 1935 at the age of 85 in San Jose, Santa Clara, California.

  • On 10 Mar 1872, he married (1) Amanda Frances Staten in Campbellsburg, Trimble, Kentucky. Amanda was born 29 Jan 1853 in Campbellsburg, Trimble, Kentucky. She is the daughter of James Madison Staten and Mary Shannon. She died 12 Dec 1921 at the age of 68 in San Jose, Santa Clara, California.
  • On 16 May 1923, he married (2) Nancy J. (unknown) in Redwood City, San Mateo, California. She was born about 1855/56 in Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri. She was previously married to a Mr. Reed.
John Robinson Cassingham Family
John Robinson Cassingham Family (in a photo that may have been taken about 1921 -- perhaps at Amanda's funeral)
(l-r back) Harvey, John Jr., Leroy
(l-r center) Gracie, Mary, Lura, Carl
(in front) John Robinson Cassingham, Sr.
[Photo courtesy of Maggie (Megna) Cassingham]

Children of John Robinson Cassingham (Sr.) and Amanda Frances Staten:

  1. Bertha B. Cassingham was born 20 Feb 1873 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.
  2. Harvey Atwood Cassingham was born 3 Apr 1875 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.
  3. Arthur David Cassingham was born 20 Jul 1876 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri. He died 8 Feb 1910 at the age of 33 in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas and is buried in Winfrey Cemetery, Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri. He never married.
  4. Mary Elizabeth Cassingham was born 3 Jun 1878 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.
  5. John Robinson Cassingham (Jr.) was born 16 Feb 1880 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.
  6. Henry Cassingham was born 17 Dec 1883 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri. He died 17 Dec 1883 - the same day he was born - in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.
  7. Viola Cassingham was born 29 Nov 1884 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri. She died 12 Jan 1886 at the age of one in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.
  8. Grace Frances Cassingham was born 17 Sep 1886 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.
  9. Carl Cassingham was born 7 Feb 1889 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.
  10. Lura Mae Cassingham was born 6 Jan 1891 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri. She died 9 Feb 1973 at the age of 82 in Alhambra, Los Angeles, California.
    • On 6 Sep 1921, she married George W. C. Baker. He is the son of Conrad Baker and Angeline. He was born about 1870/71 in California.
  11. Leroy Cassingham was born 18 Jan 1893 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.
  12. William Cassingham was born 28 Dec 1894 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri. He died 9 Mar 1895 at the age of 2 months in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri.


John, Sr. and Amanda: Births from John's Biographical Sketch. Deaths from the California Death Index.

Nancy: Marriage from the Modesto Evening News, Modesto, CA, 23 May 1923.

Lura: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index (SSN 566-38-0723). Also from California Deaths, 1940 -1997.

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Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011.