Lewis Thomas Casson

Male26 October 1875–16 May 1969

Brief Life History of Lewis Thomas

When Lewis Thomas Casson was born on 26 October 1875, in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Casson, was 33 and his mother, Laura Ann Holland-Thomas, was 31. He married Dame Agnes Sybil Thorndike in 1908. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 16 May 1969, in London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Thomas Casson
Dame Agnes Sybil Thorndike
Marriage: 1908
John Casson
Christopher Thorndike Casson
Mary Casson
Ann Casson

Sources (8)

  • Lewis Th Casson in household of Thomas Casson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Lewis Casson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sir Lewis Casson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 14

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 25

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English (northwestern): from the Middle English female personal name Casse (probably a pet form of Cassandra; see Cass ) + son, hence ‘son of Casse’. Alternatively, a variant of Catson, ‘son of Cat(t)e’, from a pet form of the Middle English female personal name Catelin (see Catt 2 and Catlin ) + son.

    Irish (Mayo and Leitrim): variant of Cashin .

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

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