Charles Nicholas Casselman

26 February 1829–about 1919 (Age 89)
Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Charles Nicholas

When Charles Nicholas Casselman was born on 26 February 1829, in Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, his father, Henry Hiram Casselman, was 30 and his mother, Mary May Frymire, was 34. He married Cordelia M Jenks in 1900, in Broome, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vestal, Broome, New York, United States for about 17 years and Union, Broome, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died about 1919, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 90.

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Charles Nicholas Casselman
Cordelia M Jenks
Marriage: 1900
Clarence Bird Castleman
Jasper H Castleman
Mariah Castleman
Daniel Albert Castleman
William C Castleman
Dr Franklin Ryley Castleman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1900Broome, New York, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 1
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 34
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized or older spelling of the German habitational name Kasselmann, denoting someone from Kassel (see Kassel ), or Kesselman .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (17)

    • Nicholas Castleman, "New York State Census, 1875"
    • Nicholas Castleman in entry for Frank R Castleman, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
    • N C Castleman, "United States Census, 1870"

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