Mary Eliza Wale

1873–1931 (Age 58)
Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Mary Eliza

When Mary Eliza Wale was born in 1873, in Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, her father, Charles Patrick Wale, was 29 and her mother, Sally Wells, was 20. She married Christopher C. Cassell on 16 October 1889, in Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lamourie, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1930. She died on 15 November 1931, in Woodworth, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States.

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Christopher C. Cassell
Mary Eliza Wale
Marriage: 16 October 1889
Francis Christopher Cassell
Charles B Cassell
Joseph Henry Cassell
Elouise Cassell
Lee Guster Cassell
Anna Cassell
Thomas Joseph Cassell
Colonel Chester Cassell
Susie Cassell
Sallie Cassell
Harry Cassell
John M Cassell
Lillie Mae Cassell

Spouse and Children

    Christopher C. Cassell



16 October 1889
Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States


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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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English:1. from a Germanic personal name Walo, either a byname meaning ‘foreigner’ ( see Wallace ), or else a short form of the various compound names with this first element. 2. nickname for a well-liked person, from Middle English wale ‘good’, ‘excellent’ (originally meaning ‘choice’). 3. topographic name for someone who lived near an embankment, Middle English wale (Old English walu).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Eliza Wale in household of Chas P Wale, "United States Census, 1880"
  • M E Castle in household of C C Castle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Cassell in household of Chris Cassell, "United States Census, 1910"

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