Abraham and Catherine Lingenfelter Cassell. Abraham Cassell came from Maryland to Kentucky. He was a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War. Abraham was the son of Heinrich Cassell, of Hesse Cassell, Germany, who came to America in the seventeenth century and settled in Frederick Co., Md.
Sarah Bryan Cassell, mother of Margaret Cassell, wife of William W. Featherston, was the daughter of William T. and Margaret Gist Bryan.
William T. Bryan was the son of Daniel Boone and Elizabeth Turner Bryan. This William Bryan was the founder of Bryan Station, Kentucky.
Mary Boone Bryan, wife of William Bryan, was the sister of Daniel Boone, who blazed the trail for the "Wilderness Road", and was founder and defender of Boonesboro, Kentucky.
Margaret Gist, wife of William T. Bryan, was the daughter of William and Mary Gatewood Gist. William Gist was the son of Nathaniel and Mary Howard Gist. Nathaniel Gist, Ensign of Gist's Continental Regiment in the
Revolutionary War, was the son of Christopher and Edith Cromwell Gist.
CHILDREN OF MARGARET B. CASSELL AND WILLIAM WHITEMAN FEATHERSTON
A) Samuel Cassell Feathersto-n - b. 26 Apr 1860
B) Maggie Featherston - b. 7'Dec 1862, d'. 24 Dec 1868
C) Elizabeth Elmore Featherston(12) - b. 12 Nov 1865 Fayette Co., Ky.; m. 5 Dec 1895 Lexington, Ky by Rev. Mark Coll ins, to Eugene Lafayette Sellier - b. 14 Mar 1861. Fayette Co., Ky., d. 23 Jan 1927. Dallas, Tx., son of Jules Francais (Belforte, France) and Elizabeth Knicel Sellier.
D) Robert Featherston - b. 28 May 1869; m. 23 Dec 1907 Lexington, Ky. by Rev. Mark Collins, to Margaret Downing - b. 14 Feb 1883, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Blank Downing.
1) Robert Edgar Featherston - b. 19 Nov 1908 Lexington, Ky.
E) William Edgar Featherston - b. 27 Aug 1871, d. 9 June 1919; unmarried
F) Hilary Davis Featherston - b. 26 May 1874; m. 26 Nov 1903, Lexington, Ky., by Rev Mark Collins, to Ethel Stivens - b. 11 Oct 1885 Fayette Co., Ky., dau. of Will is and Eliza Baker Stivens.
1) Grace Howard Featherston - b. 7 Oct 1904
2) Ethel May Featherston - b. 30 Sept 1907, d. 18 Aug 1909
3) Isabel Featherston - b. 16 Mar 1910
G) Eudora Morey Featherston - b. 26 Feb 1877; m. 25 Jan 1915, Paris, Ky. by Rev. H. E. Ellis to Robert Boggs Turley - b. 19 Sept 1873, son of Robert and Jane Black Turley, Madison Co., Ky.
H) Lilybelle Golden Featherston - b. 23 Oct 1879