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Anna Edna Cassady
Female 1902 - 1906


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  • Birth  4 Nov 1902  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Interesting Life Story  accident, poisoning 
    Misfortune  1906 
    Accident: - died from drinking lye. 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-166848 
    Died  24 Oct 1906  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: Cause: From Drinking Caustic Lye 
    Buried  26 Oct 1906  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID  I166848  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2019 

    Father  Charles William Cassady,   b. CALC 23 Dec 1849, Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1918, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Annie Hunter,   b. 1861, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1950, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Jan 1884  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F42655  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Death as Result of Drinking Lye

      We sincerely regret to have to report the death of Annie Edna, third daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Chas. Cassady, Blenheim, which sad event took place yesterday. The child was nearing her fourth birthday and the case is all the more interesting from the heroic fight made a year ago last May to overcome the evil effects of drinking a solution of Gillett's lye. The little one suffered excruciating pain at the time and for weeks her life was despaired of. In fact she never fully recovered and before her death, though apparently not suffering much, if any, she was reduced in flesh to a mere skeleton. The funeral takes place to Ayr cemetery tomorrow afternoon and much sympathy will be extended to the bereaved family.

      Ayr Reformer Oct 25 1906 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S619] News - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr News (1897- ), "Death as result of drinking lye," Oct 25 1906, p. 8..

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] Anna Edna/ dau. of/ C. & A. Cassady/ died Oct. 24, 1906/ In Her 4th year/ A. Marie Edwards/ beloved wife of/ Allan H. Cassady/ 1894 - 1916/ Allan Edward Infant son of/ Allan & Marie/ 1916/ Cassady
      [Back/West] C. W. Cassady/ died/ Oct. 5, 1918/ In his 69th year/ his wife/ Annie Hunter/ 1861 - 1950/ their son/ William Roy/ 1885 - 1950

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 4 Nov 1902 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: From Drinking Caustic Lye - 24 Oct 1906 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Oct 1906 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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