Amanda Keziah Casad

18 August 1827–23 September 1878 (Age 51)
St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of Amanda Keziah

When Amanda Keziah Casad was born on 18 August 1827, in St. Clair, Illinois, United States, her father, Anthony Wayne Casad, was 36 and her mother, Anna Stites, was 30. She married Rev. Colin D James on 27 November 1850, in Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in St. Clair Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 23 September 1878, in Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Colin D James
1807–1888
Amanda Keziah Casad
1827–1878
Marriage: 27 November 1850
Elizabeth Mary James
1841–1930
Caroline James
1852–1852
Colin D. James
1853–1857
Dr. Edmund Janes James
1855–1925
Ella Amanda James
1857–1949
Benjamin Brown James
1860–
William Fletcher James
1862–1864
John Nelson James
1865–1939
George Francis James
1867–1932
Clara Belle James
1871–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1850
Madison, Illinois, United States
children

(10)

    Elizabeth Mary James

    Female1841–1930Female

    Caroline James

    Female1852–1852Female

    Colin D. James

    Male1853–1857Male

    Dr. Edmund Janes James

    Male1855–1925Male

    Female1857–1949Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Anthony Wayne Casad

    Male1791–1857Male

    Anna Stites

    Female1796–1838Female

siblings

(13)

    Martha Casad

    Female1812–1813Female

    Thomas Casad

    Male1816–1885Male

    John Milton Casad

    Male1817–1864Male

    Harriet Casad

    Female1819–1855Female

    Lavina Casad

    Female1821–1899Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.
1833 · The Town of Chicago is Founded

Age 6

Chicago became an incorporated town after the Potawatomi Native Americans and the United States Government signed the Treaty of Chicago. The name comes from the indigenous word shikaakwa meaning onion, or something similar, because of the wild garlic that grew abundantly in the area.
1846

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; probably a reduced and altered form of Irish Cassidy .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • A K James in household of C D James, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Casad in household of A W Casad, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amanda Casad in entry for Edmond J James, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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