Armina Casselman

1869–1955 (Age 86)
Dundas, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Armina

When Armina Casselman was born in 1869, in Dundas, Ontario, Canada, her father, Cephrenes Jacob Casselman, was 35 and her mother, Martha Almeda Whittaker, was 28. She married Orren John Wylie on 5 January 1892, in Elma, Williamsburgh, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Cacheville, Yolo, California, United States in 1900. She died on 9 March 1955, at the age of 86, and was buried in Brinston, Matilda, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Armina Casselman
Orren John Wylie
Marriage: 5 January 1892
Alice Wylie
Viola Blanche Wylie
Hazel Wylie
Armina Casselman Wylie
Basil Wylie
Cecil Wylie
Helen Wylie
Hazel Wylie
Walter Wylie
Claude Wylie
Ross Wylie

Spouse & Children

5 January 1892
Elma, Williamsburgh, Dundas, Ontario, Canada


  • Alice Wylie


  • Female1894–1971Female

  • Basil Wylie


  • Hazel Wylie


  • Cecil Wylie


+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 14

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized or older spelling of the German habitational name Kasselmann, denoting someone from Kassel ( see Kassel ), or Kesselman .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Armena Casselman in household of Ephram Casselman, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Armina Wylie in household of Orrin Wylie, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Armina Casselman in entry for Walter Wylie, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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