Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John Cassel[1, 2]

Male 1794 - 1866  (71 years)


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  • Name John Cassel 
    Born 18 Nov 1794  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name John Kassel 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    labourer 
    Eby ID Number 00021-1557 
    Died 9 Sep 1866  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I9609  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob Cassel,   b. 12 Oct 1760, Schwenksville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1838  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Susannah Clemens,   b. 1 Nov 1762, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1844  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F2781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Biehn,   b. 26 Feb 1799, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1820  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Jacob Cassel,   b. 27 Jul 1821, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John B. Cassel,   b. 23 Feb 1823, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1908, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Abraham B. Cassel,   b. 12 Apr 1825, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1903, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Jesse B. Cassel,   b. 20 Aug 1827, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Enos B. Cassel,   b. 14 Apr 1829, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1915  (Age 85 years)
     6. David B. Cassel,   b. 8 Jun 1831, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Rev. Nathan B. Cassel,   b. 21 Aug 1833, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1913  (Age 80 years)
     8. Henry B. Cassel,   b. 8 May 1835, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1900, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     9. Adam B. Cassel,   b. 24 Dec 1836, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1892, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     10. Sarah Cassel,   b. 29 Sep 1838, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1885, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Nov 1794 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - labourer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 1866 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John Cassel, "the sixth member of the family, was born November 18th, 1794. He was married, September 19th, 1820, to Sarah, daughter of John Biehn. She was born February 26th, 1799, and died August 23rd 1885. In the year 1849 Mr. and Mrs. Cassel, with their family, moved to Canada and settled with their son, Abraham at Blair, Ontario, where they resided until their son, Jesse, purchased his farm near New Dundee, then they made their home with him until Mr. Cassel's death which took place September 9th, 1866. After his death she made her home with her son, John, where she died. Their family consisted of ten children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 382.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 265.

    3. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In Memory of John Cassel born Nov 18, 1794 died Sept 9, 1866 aged 71 years 9 mos 21 d's native of Pennsylvania

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 15.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 20 Sep 1866.
      John Kassel died 9 Sep 1866 near New Dundee, 65 yrs.

    6. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 384.