Mary Casselman

1858–1953 (Age 94)
Matilda, Dundas, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary

When Mary Casselman was born on 6 October 1858, in Matilda, Dundas, Ontario, Canada, her father, Cephrenes Jacob Casselman, was 24 and her mother, Martha Almeda Whittaker, was 17. She married Jacob Casselman on 15 September 1879, in Dundas, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Brighton, Sacramento, California, United States for about 20 years and Brighton Judicial Township, Sacramento, California, United States in 1940. She died on 9 August 1953, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Mary Casselman
Jacob Casselman
Marriage: 15 September 1879
Edwin Adam Casselman
Reuben Cephrenus Casselman

Spouse & Children

15 September 1879
Dundas, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 9

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 25

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Casselman in household of Ephram Casselman, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary C Casselman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Casselman, "United States Census, 1930"

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