Private Cassius Dean, Company I.

CASSIUS CLAY8 DEAN (WILLIAM MALCOM7, DAVID6, ZACHARIAH5 DAINS, OXENBRIDGE4, EPHRIAM3, ABRAHAM2, UNKNOWN1) was born July 20, 1845 in Sandy Creek, Mercer County, PA, and died April 21, 1890 in Family farm, Stanton County, KS. He married LOUISA "LOUISE" M. DESILVA September 22, 1866 in Highland, Iowa Co., WI, daughter of CANFIELD DESILVA and AMANDA THOMPSON. She was born November 22, 1846 in Iowa Co., WI, and died September 17, 1905 in Near Fairfax, Atchison Co., MO.

Cassius and Louse divorced May 1889... Louise moved out November 1887

Cassius enlisted in 25th Wisconsin Volunteers February 18, 1864.... mustered out with 12th Wisconsin Volunteers. Transferred to 'I' Company 12th Wisconsin Volunteers on June 6, 1865.

Homesteaded SW 1/4 Section 17 Stanton co., KS in 1887

Cassius located in Piffsford Twp., Butler Co., IA 1870 cents... to Ripley Twp. November 1865

Occupation listed as "Dry Goods Merchant" and later as "Fire Insurance Agent."

Notes for LOUISA "LOUISE" M. DESILVA: Louisa granted homestead in Baca Co., CO... SW 1/4 Section 24, Twp. 305 R44W

Louisa granted homestead in Baca Co., CO... SW 1/4 Section 23, Twp. 305 R44W

Children of CASSIUS DEAN and LOUISA DESILVA are: i. CASSIUS CANFIELD9 DEAN, b. September 14, 1868, Boylans Grove, Butler Co., IA; d. October 26, 1868, Boylans Grove, Butler Co., IA. 377. ii. ELEANOR "NELLIE" A. DEAN, b. August 1869, Butler Co., IA. iii. BERTIE DEAN, b. February 1871, Wayne Co., IA; d. May 06, 1871. iv. MERCY L. DEAN, b. September 19, 1884, Probably Wayne Co., IA; m. ED SCHROEDER, Aft. April 06, 1910.

Information by: Robert Oliver Dean