Bernice Eunice Cass

12 December 1892–27 February 1980 (Age 87)
Parsonsfield, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Bernice Eunice

When Bernice Eunice Cass was born on 12 December 1892, in Parsonsfield, York, Maine, United States, her father, Charles Summer Cass, was 36 and her mother, Rose Evelyn Redman, was 23. She married John William Noble on 21 July 1915, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Old Orchard Beach, York, Maine, United States in 1910. She died on 27 February 1980, in Fort Pierce, St. Lucie, Florida, United States, at the age of 87.

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John William Noble
Bernice Eunice Cass
Marriage: 21 July 1915

Spouse and Children

21 July 1915
Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Summer Cass


    Rose Evelyn Redman




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 6

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Cass, a short form of Cassandra. This was the name (of uncertain, possibly non-Greek, origin) of an illfated 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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • E Bernice Cass in household of Ross R Milliken, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Berniece Milleken in household of Ross R Milleken, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bernice Eunice Cass, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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