Ernest Cramer Cassill

21 August 1909–20 December 1985 (Age 76)
Bridgewater, Adair, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ernest Cramer

When Ernest Cramer Cassill was born on 21 August 1909, in Bridgewater, Adair, Iowa, United States, his father, Clarence Beard Cassill, was 28 and his mother, Alida Gerhardine Nanni Cramer, was 26. He married Estelle Laura Strohbeen on 30 December 1939. He lived in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Hardin Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 20 December 1985, in Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 76.

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Ernest Cramer Cassill
Estelle Laura Strohbeen
Marriage: 30 December 1939

Spouse and Children

30 December 1939
Scott, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Harold Wayne Cassill



    Lois Elaine Cassill


    Margaret Louise Cassill


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 5

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Cassel or Castle .2 Altered spelling of German Kassel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ernest Cramer Cassill in household of Clarence B Cassill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest C Cassilt in household of Clarence B Cassilt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest C Cassill in household of Clarence B Cassill, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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