ELIZABETH CASS, Jan. 16, 1838 - Dec. 26, 1859
Elizabeth Cass died at the age of 21 years as the result of diphtheria which she contracted from her nephew John, who died a month before she did. The date of "1860" on her tombstone is in error by one year.
SAMUEL CASS, June 1, 1842 - May 7, 1853
Samuel, known as "Sammy," died at the age of eleven years as the result of blood poisoning. One account says that this was caused by getting his toe crushed under a wagon wheel, another account says he stepped on a rusty nail.
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