Catherine J. Cassida

Last updated 19 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 12 Apr 1848 in , , Indiana, United States

Died: 22 May 1926 in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1880-ps-in-owen-248-2: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Owen County, Morgan Township, enumeration district 248, page 2 (form/penned) or 248B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 5 May 2021) > "Indiana > Owen > Morgan > 248" image 2; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 302 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 2, dwelling 11

Comment: Source includes [married] name (<spelling> Spear). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-1900-ps-in-owen-117-1b: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Owen County, Morgan Township, enumeration district 117, sheet 1B (form/penned) or page 278B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 8 May 2021) > "Indiana > Owen > Morgan > District 0117" image 2; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240396]

Additional detail for reference: Line 63, dwelling 13

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Catherine Spear).

census-us-1910-ps-in-vigo-171-12b: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute (Ward 7), enumeration district 171, sheet 12B (form/penned) or page 165B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Indiana > Vigo > Terre Haute Ward 7 > District 0171" image 24; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 385 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374398]

Additional detail for reference: Line 65, dwelling 249

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Catherine Spear).

death-catherine-spear-1926: Certificate of Death for Catherine J. Spear (1926); Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 May 2021) > “Certificate > 1926 - 1927 > 08” image 1105; citing “Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Death Certificates; Year: 1926 – 1927, Roll 08, Vigo County, registration number 427, registered 24 May 1926”

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Catherine J. Spear) and implied birth surname by including her father's name (Isaac Cassida).

death-daniel-spear-1915: Certificate of Death for Daniel H. Spear (1915); Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 20 Sep 2016) > “Certificate > 1910-1919 > 21” image 841; citing “Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, IN, USA, death certificates, year 1910-1919, roll 21, Vigo County, registration number 129, registered 8 Feb 1915”

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Catherine Spear).

marker-catherine-spear-1926: Gravestone of Catherine Spear (1926); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 8 May 2021), memorial ID 28694650, photograph uploaded 6 Jan 2009; citing “Highland Lawn Cemetery (Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA), Section 6”

Comment: Source includes name (Catherine Spear).

marriage-spear-cassida-1877: Marriage registry entry for Danil H. Spear and Catharine Cassida; Indiana Marriages, 1811-2018, record collection, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 8 May 2021) > “Owen > 1875-1883 Volume G” image 9; DGS 4170557, image 42; entry 1 (top of page 17); citing “Marriage Records Vol. G, 25 Dec 1875 - 27 Dec 1883, item 1, pages 16-17; County Court House, Owen County, Spencer, Indiana”

Comment: Source includes name (<spelling> Cassida). See research notes for spelling details.

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birth

death-catherine-spear-1926: Certificate of Death for Catherine J. Spear (1926); Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 May 2021) > “Certificate > 1926 - 1927 > 08” image 1105; citing “Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Death Certificates; Year: 1926 – 1927, Roll 08, Vigo County, registration number 427, registered 24 May 1926”

Comment: Source includes date (Apr 12 1848) and location (Indiana).

marker-catherine-spear-1926: Gravestone of Catherine Spear (1926); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 8 May 2021), memorial ID 28694650, photograph uploaded 6 Jan 2009; citing “Highland Lawn Cemetery (Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA), Section 6”

Comment: Source includes year (1848).

census-us-1880-ps-in-owen-248-2: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Owen County, Morgan Township, enumeration district 248, page 2 (form/penned) or 248B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 5 May 2021) > "Indiana > Owen > Morgan > 248" image 2; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 302 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 2, dwelling 11

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Indiana). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1900-ps-in-owen-117-1b: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Owen County, Morgan Township, enumeration district 117, sheet 1B (form/penned) or page 278B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 8 May 2021) > "Indiana > Owen > Morgan > District 0117" image 2; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240396]

Additional detail for reference: Line 63, dwelling 13

Comment: Source includes date (Apr 1848), age (<conflict>), and location (Indiana). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1910-ps-in-vigo-171-12b: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute (Ward 7), enumeration district 171, sheet 12B (form/penned) or page 165B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Indiana > Vigo > Terre Haute Ward 7 > District 0171" image 24; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 385 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374398]

Additional detail for reference: Line 65, dwelling 249

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Indiana). See research notes for conflict details.

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death

death-catherine-spear-1926: Certificate of Death for Catherine J. Spear (1926); Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 May 2021) > “Certificate > 1926 - 1927 > 08” image 1105; citing “Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Death Certificates; Year: 1926 – 1927, Roll 08, Vigo County, registration number 427, registered 24 May 1926”

Comment: Source includes date (May 22 1926) and location (County of Vigo, Township of Harrison, City of Terre Haute).

marker-catherine-spear-1926: Gravestone of Catherine Spear (1926); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 8 May 2021), memorial ID 28694650, photograph uploaded 6 Jan 2009; citing “Highland Lawn Cemetery (Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA), Section 6”

Comment: Source includes year (1926).

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Daniel H. Spear (1842 – 1915)

Married: 13 Feb 1877 in , Owen County, Indiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

census-us-1880-ps-in-owen-248-2: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Owen County, Morgan Township, enumeration district 248, page 2 (form/penned) or 248B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 5 May 2021) > "Indiana > Owen > Morgan > 248" image 2; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 302 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 1,2, dwelling 11

Comment: Source identifies Catharine as the wife of Daniel H. Spear.

census-us-1900-ps-in-owen-117-1b: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Owen County, Morgan Township, enumeration district 117, sheet 1B (form/penned) or page 278B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 8 May 2021) > "Indiana > Owen > Morgan > District 0117" image 2; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240396]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 62,63, dwelling 13

Comment: Source identifies Catherine Spear as the wife of Daniel H. Spear and the number of years married (23) for both. Using the official census date of 1 Jun 1900 gives a marriage date range from 2 Jun 1876 to 1 Jun 1877.

census-us-1910-ps-in-vigo-171-12b: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute (Ward 7), enumeration district 171, sheet 12B (form/penned) or page 165B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Indiana > Vigo > Terre Haute Ward 7 > District 0171" image 24; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 385 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374398]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 64,65, dwelling 249

Comment: Source identifies Catherine Spear as the wife of Daniel H. Spear and the number of years married (33) for both. Using the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a marriage date range from 16 Apr 1876 to 15 Apr 1877.

death-daniel-spear-1915: Certificate of Death for Daniel H. Spear (1915); Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 20 Sep 2016) > “Certificate > 1910-1919 > 21” image 841; citing “Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, IN, USA, death certificates, year 1910-1919, roll 21, Vigo County, registration number 129, registered 8 Feb 1915”

Comment: Source identifies Catherine Spear as the wife of Daniel H. Spear.

marriage-spear-cassida-1877: Marriage registry entry for Danil H. Spear and Catharine Cassida; Indiana Marriages, 1811-2018, record collection, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 8 May 2021) > “Owen > 1875-1883 Volume G” image 9; DGS 4170557, image 42; entry 1 (top of page 17); citing “Marriage Records Vol. G, 25 Dec 1875 - 27 Dec 1883, item 1, pages 16-17; County Court House, Owen County, Spencer, Indiana”

Comment: Source includes date (13th day of Feb 1877) and location (State of Indiana, Owen County).

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Child: Maslon Spear (1879 – ?)

Child: Hazel Spear (1881 – ?)

Child: Harrison Spear (1885 – ?)

Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Burial: 24 May 1926 at Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, United States

Cemetery: (Highland Lawn Cemetery) at Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

death-catherine-spear-1926: Certificate of Death for Catherine J. Spear (1926); Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 May 2021) > “Certificate > 1926 - 1927 > 08” image 1105; citing “Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Death Certificates; Year: 1926 – 1927, Roll 08, Vigo County, registration number 427, registered 24 May 1926”

Comment: Source includes date (May 24 1926) and location (Terre Haute [, Indiana]).

marker-catherine-spear-1926: Gravestone of Catherine Spear (1926); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 8 May 2021), memorial ID 28694650, photograph uploaded 6 Jan 2009; citing “Highland Lawn Cemetery (Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA), Section 6”

Comment: Source includes location (Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA).

death-catherine-spear-1926: Certificate of Death for Catherine J. Spear (1926); Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 May 2021) > “Certificate > 1926 - 1927 > 08” image 1105; citing “Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Death Certificates; Year: 1926 – 1927, Roll 08, Vigo County, registration number 427, registered 24 May 1926”

Comment: Source includes cemetery (Highland Lawn) and location (Terre Haute [, Indiana]).

marker-catherine-spear-1926: Gravestone of Catherine Spear (1926); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 8 May 2021), memorial ID 28694650, photograph uploaded 6 Jan 2009; citing “Highland Lawn Cemetery (Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA), Section 6”

Comment: Source includes cemetery (Highland Lawn Cemetery) and location (Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA).

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Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1880 at Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, United States

Residence: 1 Jun 1900 at Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, United States

Residence: 15 Apr 1910 at Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, United States

Residence: 8 Feb 1915 at Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1880-ps-in-owen-248-2: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Owen County, Morgan Township, enumeration district 248, page 2 (form/penned) or 248B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 5 May 2021) > "Indiana > Owen > Morgan > 248" image 2; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 302 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 2, dwelling 11

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1880) and location (Morgan Township, in the County of Owen, State of Indiana).

census-us-1900-ps-in-owen-117-1b: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Owen County, Morgan Township, enumeration district 117, sheet 1B (form/penned) or page 278B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 8 May 2021) > "Indiana > Owen > Morgan > District 0117" image 2; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240396]

Additional detail for reference: Line 63, dwelling 13

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1900) and location (State: Indiana, County: Owen: Township: Morgan Township).

census-us-1910-ps-in-vigo-171-12b: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute (Ward 7), enumeration district 171, sheet 12B (form/penned) or page 165B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Indiana > Vigo > Terre Haute Ward 7 > District 0171" image 24; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 385 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374398]

Additional detail for reference: Line 65, dwelling 249

Comment: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (Terre Haute, County: Vigo, State: Indiana).

death-daniel-spear-1915: Certificate of Death for Daniel H. Spear (1915); Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 20 Sep 2016) > “Certificate > 1910-1919 > 21” image 841; citing “Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, IN, USA, death certificates, year 1910-1919, roll 21, Vigo County, registration number 129, registered 8 Feb 1915”

Comment: Source includes location (Terre Haute [, Indiana]) and date (month 2, day 8, year 1915).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database uses 12 Apr 1848. The 1880 U.S. Census gives an age of (30), which, when applied to the official census date of 1 Jun 1880, gives a birth date range from 2 Jun 1849 to 1 Jun 1850. [census-us-1880-ps-in-owen-248-2]

Birth Date: This database uses 12 Apr 1848. The 1900 U.S. Census gives an explicit birth date (Apr 1848) and an age (42). When applied to the official census date of 1 Jun 1900, the age gives a birth date range of 2 Jun 1857 to 1 Jun 1858, so the record is internally inconsistent. However, the specific month and day align with the date used by this database.

Birth Date: This database uses 12 Apr 1848. The 1910 U.S. Census gives an age of (63), which, when applied to the official census date of 15 Apr 1910, gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1846 to 15 Apr 1847. [census-us-1910-ps-in-vigo-171-12b]

SPELLING

Given name: This database uses Catherine. The 1880 U.S. Census spells it as Catharine. [census-us-1880-ps-in-owen-248-2]

Given name: This database uses Catherine. Her marriage certificate with Daniel Spear spells it as Catharine. [marriage-spear-cassida-1877]

FOLLOWUP

Catherine's father was Isaac Cassida and her mother was Matilda Davenport. [death-catherine-spear-1926]

Both of Catherine's parents were from Kentucky. [census-us-1910-ps-in-vigo-171-12b, death-catherine-spear-1926]

Her full middle name may have been Jemima, and she may have married Daniel Spear on 13 Feb 1877 in Owen County, Indiana. [research-a-spear-family-history]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

census-us-1880-ps-in-owen-248-2: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Owen County, Morgan Township, enumeration district 248, page 2 (form/penned) or 248B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 5 May 2021) > "Indiana > Owen > Morgan > 248" image 2; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 302 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 2, dwelling 11

census-us-1910-ps-in-vigo-171-12b: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute (Ward 7), enumeration district 171, sheet 12B (form/penned) or page 165B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Indiana > Vigo > Terre Haute Ward 7 > District 0171" image 24; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 385 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374398]

Additional detail for reference: Line 65, dwelling 249

death-catherine-spear-1926: Certificate of Death for Catherine J. Spear (1926); Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 May 2021) > “Certificate > 1926 - 1927 > 08” image 1105; citing “Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Death Certificates; Year: 1926 – 1927, Roll 08, Vigo County, registration number 427, registered 24 May 1926”

marriage-spear-cassida-1877: Marriage registry entry for Danil H. Spear and Catharine Cassida; Indiana Marriages, 1811-2018, record collection, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 8 May 2021) > “Owen > 1875-1883 Volume G” image 9; DGS 4170557, image 42; entry 1 (top of page 17); citing “Marriage Records Vol. G, 25 Dec 1875 - 27 Dec 1883, item 1, pages 16-17; County Court House, Owen County, Spencer, Indiana”

research-a-spear-family-history: <private> Engelmann, A Spear Family History, privately printed 1988, updated 2002, 2005; privately held

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