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 years old, Samuel was 26 years old; this was the first marriage for both.

Sarah and Samuel had twelve children born between 1880 and 1901. My paternal grandmother, Lutie Mae Cassada was the oldest, born on August 25, 1880 in Sloans Valley, Pulaski County, Kentucky.

The surviving children mentioned in the above obituary are: Mrs. Claude Councellor (Geneva), Mrs. Robert Davis (Lutie, my grandmother), Mrs. Paris Davis (Olive), Mrs. George Lorton (Laura), Mrs. Max Terhune (Maude), Mrs. Moreland Fleming – (Monnie), Oscar Cassada, Arthur Cassada, Harley Cassada.

Sarah was preceded in death by her husband Samuel and three children: Edgar, Pearl, and Delbert.

Sarah Cassada was returned to Kentucky for burial at the Oak Hill Church Cemetery, Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky.