Jesse Aaron Cass Sr

28 December 1890–26 May 1958 (Age 67)
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Jesse Aaron

When Jesse Aaron Cass Sr was born on 28 December 1890, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, Aaron Jacob Cass, was 31 and his mother, Melissa Jane Lloyd, was 28. He married Sarah Elizabeth McKenzie in 1911, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Vermillion Township, Marshall, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Kansas City, Platte, Missouri, United States in 1958. He died on 26 May 1958, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Brooking Cemetery, Brooking Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Aaron Cass Sr
Sarah Elizabeth McKenzie
Marriage: 1911
Dessie D Cass
George Cass
Jesse Albert Cass Jr
Dewey Wray Cass
Claire L Cass
-female- Cass

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1911Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 14
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 18
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English female personal name Casse, a pet form of Cassandra. This was the name of an ill-fated Trojan prophetess of classical legend, condemned to foretell the future but never be believed; her story was well known and widely popular in medieval England. The name is of uncertain, possibly non-Greek, origin.Irish (Kilkenny and Laois): from Ó Cais ‘descendant of the curly-haired one’.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Jessa Cass in household of Aaron Cass, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
    • Jesse Aaron Cass, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Jessie A Cass, "United States Census, 1940"

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