Job W Cassel

7 December 1834–3 May 1923 (Age 88)
Rainsville, Warren, Indiana, United States

The Life of Job W

When Job W Cassel was born on 7 December 1834, in Rainsville, Warren, Indiana, United States, his father, John Cassel Sr, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Thomas, was 23. He married Mary Lorinda Harmon on 19 January 1865, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Adams Township, Warren, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Otoe, Nebraska Territory, United States in 1860. He died on 3 May 1923, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Job W Cassel
Mary Lorinda Harmon
Marriage: 19 January 1865
Luna Cassel
Walter Norton Cassel
Albert Thomas Cassel
John Harmon Cassel

Spouse and Children


    Mary Lorinda Harmon


19 January 1865
Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Cassel Sr


    Sarah Thomas





    Martha Cassel


    Joseph Milton Cassel



    Pamela Ann Cassel


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1854 · Kansas-Nebraska Act is Passed

Age 20

On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.

Age 33

Nebraska is the 37th state.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Cassel in Nord, France.2 English: variant spelling of Castle .3 Americanized or older spelling of German Kassel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Job Castle in household of John Castle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Job Cassell in household of John Cassell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jabe W Cassel, "United States Census, 1910"

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