Family:Harry Cassman and Ada Downing (2)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1] 1892 Waverly, Pike, Ohio
Census[2] 1900 Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe, IndianaFairfield Township
Census[3] 1910 Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana
Census[4] 1920 Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana
Census[5] 1930 Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States1732 N 13th St, Lafayette

In 1892 when Harry was 25, he married Ada Downing, daughter of Isaac Edward Downing (1835-?) & Rebecca Hicks (1837-1897), in Waverly, OH. Harry and Ada had five children.

Harry Cassman Sr and Harry Cassman Jr, were both machinists for the Monon Railroad in Lafayette. They worked in the roundhouse.

Herschel and Leo Cassman were pharmacists at Goodnights drugstore in Lafayette.

Walter Freezee (husband of Lulu Cassman) was an electrical engineer and Purdue graduate.

Son-in-law Herman Feaster was a hotel clerk in the Elkhart hotel during the depression. When he lost his job Herman and Mildred moved the family back to Lafayette and lived with Harry and Ada. Leo Cassman lived next door. Herman and Mildred continued living in their parent’s house even after the Cassmans died. Ada deeded the house to Herman and Mildred and died of a sudden stroke within weeks.

Image Gallery
  1. Gene Cassman. Cassman GED Gene Cassman. (GED File, Downloaded Aug 25, 2001), Secondary quality.
  2. 1900 US Federal Population Census: Fairfield, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, 1900, Primary quality.
  3. 1910 US Federal Population Census: 7-Wd Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, 1910, Primary quality.
  4. 1920 US Federal Population Census: Lafayette Ward 7, Tippecanoe, Indiana, 1920, Primary quality.
  5. 1930 US Federal Population Census: Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana (2), 1930, Primary quality.