William Murray Cassatte

3 June 1876–14 January 1961 (Age 84)
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Murray

When William Murray Cassatte was born on 3 June 1876, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Walter Cassatt, was 32 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Megahan, was 31. He married Anna Blanche Ginithan on 25 June 1902, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Walker Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 14 January 1961, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Alexandria, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Murray Cassatte
Anna Blanche Ginithan
Marriage: 25 June 1902

Spouse and Children

25 June 1902
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Walter Cassatt


    Rebecca Jane Megahan




World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. This is not known as a surname in Britain. It may be an Americanized form of a French name such as Casault.

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

Sources (3)

  • William M Cassatte in household of Rebecca Cassatte, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Murray Cassatte in household of William Cassatte, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Murray Cassatte, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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