Cassianus Lincecum

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  • Name Cassianus Lincecum  [1
    Born 1839  Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I8094  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father Lycurgus Lincecum,   b. 1815, Cotton Gin Port, Monroe, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1849, Long Point, Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha,   b. Between 1818 and 1822, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1839  Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • -Lycurgus married a Martha Powell (check source). This would indicate that he married Martha after her marriage to John Powell. Her birth name is unknown at this time [02 July 2000]. However, this doesn't make much sense!
    Family ID F2857  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • - Cass was among the first Texans to volunteer for service in disarming United States troops stationed in Texas and young Richard (Cass's stepbrother) was one of the victims of the Willis Gang, which terrorized the Texas frontier during the Civil War. [Source: Gideon Lincecum, 1793-1874 by Lois Burkhalter. Page 137.]

      - From Gideon Lincecum (1793-1874) by Lois Burkhalter (University of Texas Press, 1965):
      [Pg. 81] "Campbell was captain of Co. F, 5th Regiment, Texas Mounted Volunteers under Colonel Thomas Green of General Henry Hopkins Sibley's New Mexican Brigade. Cassianus and Joseph, Lycurgus' two oldest boys, were in his company, as were many other Washington County boys. It was mustered September 5, 1861."

      - Cassianus and his brother, Joseph, fought in the Civil War. They were in Company F, 5th Regiment, Texas Mounted Volunteers under Captain George W. Campbell and Colonel Thomas Green of General Hopkins Sibley's New Mexican Brigade. It was mustered 05 September 1861. On 3 September 1864, C. Lincecum was Absent Without Leave. Thi is according to an article posted in "The Houston Daily Telegraph" saying such. The date of the paper in which the article was printed was 28 September 1864.

  • Sources 
    1. [S821] Burkhalter, Lois Wood, Gideon Lincecum, 1793 - 1874, Pgs 68 - 78.