Memorial Day Thoughts: Lewis Casada – Union Soldier

Lewis Casada (also spelled Cassada) is one of my paternal 2nd great- grandfathers from Wayne County, Kentucky. He fought for the Union (12th Regimented Kentucky Infantry) in the Civil War. He is not the only direct ancestor of mine to fight in that war, but the only one to have died in military service. He … Continue reading Memorial Day Thoughts: Lewis Casada – Union Soldier

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Sarah Elizabeth Cummins Cassada (1856 – 1929)

Sarah E. Cassada obituary, Anderson, Indiana, Anderson Daily Bulletin, November 14, 1929, page 6, section 1: Sarah Cassada was born Sarah Elizabeth Cummins on March 28, 1856 in Whitley County, Kentucky. Her parents were James Cummins and Nancy Hill. Sarah married Samuel Monroe Cassada on October 16, 1879 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. Sarah was 22 … Continue reading Sarah Elizabeth Cummins Cassada (1856 – 1929)