Jennie S. Crum

1873–December 1943 (Age 70)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jennie S.

When Jennie S. Crum was born in 1873, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Crum, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Jane McIlhenny, was 28. She married Harry N. Cassel on 24 November 1898, in Penbrook, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Paxton, Paxton Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1880 and South Hanover Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in December 1943, in Hyattsville, Prince George's, Maryland, United States, at the age of 70.

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Harry N. Cassel
Jennie S. Crum
Marriage: 24 November 1898
Walter H Cassel
Miriam Crum Cassel
Jane Carolyn Cassel
Mary C Cassel
Henry David Cassel

Spouse and Children

24 November 1898
Penbrook, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States


    Walter H Cassel


    Miriam Crum Cassel


    Mary C Cassel


    Henry David Cassel


    Jane Carolyn Cassel


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of McCrum .2 Scottish: reduced form of Macilchrum, an Americanized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Chruim ‘son of the servant of the cripple’ ( see McCrum ).3 Americanized spelling of German Krumm or of Dutch and Jewish Krom .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie S Cassel in household of Harry N Cassel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie Crum in household of John Crum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennie S Cassel in household of Harry N Cassel, "United States Census, 1920"

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