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

Jesse B. Cassel[1, 2, 3]

Male 1827 - 1906  (78 years)


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  • Name Jesse B. Cassel 
    Born 20 Aug 1827  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1850  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Naturalization 1857  [4
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1889  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00021-1565 
    Died 7 Feb 1906  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Cause: pneumonia 
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I9628  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Cassel,   b. 18 Nov 1794, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother 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  [3, 11
    Family ID F2788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F191551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Oberholtzer,   b. 23 Aug 1829, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Cassel,   b. 19 May 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1942  (Age 91 years)
     2. Isaiah O. Cassel,   b. 9 Nov 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1933  (Age 80 years)
     3. Catharine Ann Cassel,   b. 13 Oct 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Josiah Cassel,   b. 1 Nov 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1943, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. William David Cassel,   b. 1 Jul 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Veronica "Frany" "Fanny" Biehn,   b. 18 Nov 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1923, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1889  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F2801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Aug 1827 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1850 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1889 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Sep 1889 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pneumonia - 7 Feb 1906 - 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 
    • Jesse Cassel, "was born August 20th, 1827. He was first married to Mary, daughter of David Oberholtzer of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, where she was born August 23rd, 1829. They resided in Wilmot Township, near Haysville, where she died January 9th, 1880. After the decease of his first wife he was married to Veronica, daughter of Aaron and Hannah (Snyder) Biehn. To him and his first wife were born five 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.].

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      Cassel. - On February 7th, 1906, near New Dundee, Ont., Bro. Jesse B. Cassel, who was born in Montgomery Co., Pa., Aug. 20, 1827, and was thus in his 79th year. He contracted pneumonia only about five days before he died. He leaves a widow, three sons and two daughters to mourn his death. His end was peace. Funeral services at the Blenheim Mennonite Church, Feb. 10. Bro. Noah Stauffer preached in German from II Tim. 4: 8 and Bro. E. S. Hallman in English from I Cor. 15: 57, to a full house. Interment in the cemetery adjoining.


      The Gospel Witness - Volume 1, Number 49 - March 7, 1906 - page 463

  • 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..., 384.

    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..., 263.

    3. [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.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 1.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012139-89.
      012139-89 (Waterloo Co.) Jessie CASSEL, 62, gentleman, Montgomury County U.S., Wilmot Twp, widower, s/o John CASSEL & Sarah BEEN married Fanny BEAN, 46, Waterloo Twp, Strasburg Waterloo Twp, do Aaron & Anna, witn Aaron BEAN & Aaron SHANTZ both of Waterloo Cty, 15 September 1889 in Waterloo Twp

    6. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of Jesse B. Cassel died Feb 7, 1906 aged 78 yrs 5 mos 18 d's

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 4.

    8. [S701] News - Gospel Witness, March 7, 1906 - Obituary of Jesse B. Cassel.

    9. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 40.

    10. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 32.

    11. [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.