Rem Cashow was born 19 February 1768 in Wolver Hollow, Nassau County, New York, United States to Frederick Cassou (c1726-) and Maragriete Hardenburg (1728-) and died 27 September 1816 Hempstead, New York, United States of unspecified causes. He married Hendericke Hageman (1772-c1795) 1787 . He married Maratje Bennet (1774-1830) 1798 in Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York, United States.

Rem Cashow (1768-1816) lived in the Oyster Bay, New York area.[1]

Name variations

  • Cassart is the original family name
  • Ram Cashow is used on his tombstone
  • Rem Kashow
  • Rem Cashow is used by Henry Augustus Stoutenburgh
  • Rem Cassou
  • Rem Kashou
  • Rem Kershaw, his son Abraham used "Kershaw"



He was born on February 19, 1768 and baptized on March 27, 1768 in Wolver Hollow, New York.[1]

First marriage

He married Hendericke Hageman (1772-c1795) aka Hanke Hageman around 1787. She was the daughter of Adriaen Hageman and Egbertie Van Nostrand. She was born on April 11, 1772 and was baptized on May 7, 1772 in Wolver Hollow, New York.[1] If she married in 1787 she would have been age 15.

Children of first marriage

  • Margaret Cashow (1788-), aka Maragrieta, who was baptized on October 5, 1788 and she married Thomas Wood
  • Maria Cashow (1791-) who married Benjamin Wilson
  • Peter Cashow (1794-1835) who married Ann Bailey and after her death married Elizabeth Garry


Offspring of Rem Cashow and Hendericke Hageman (1772-c1795)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Margaret Cashow (1788-)
Maria Cashow (1791-)
Peter Cashow (1794-1835)

Offspring of Rem Cashow and Maratje Bennet (1774-1830)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Nicholas Cashow (1799-1853)
Hendrick Cashow (1803-)
Phebe Onderdonk Cashow (1805-1867)
Jane Cashow (1807-1879)
Abraham Cashow (1814-1854)

Second marriage

He married Maratye Bennet (1774-1830), aka Mary Bennet, around 1798 in Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York. She was the daughter of Nicholas Bennet and Mary Duryea. She was born on September 25, 1774 and was baptized on October 11, 1774 in Wolver Hollow, New York. She died on July 23, 1830.[1]

Children of second marriage


He was living in Hempstead, New York during the 1810 United States Census and he died on September 27, 1816.


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He was buried in East Hillside Cemetery, Glen Head, New York. His tombstone reads: "Sacred to the memory of Ram Kashow was born the 10th day of February in the year of our Lord 1768 and died the 27th day of September in the year of our Lord 1816 in the 48 year of his age." (If those dates are right he was in his 49th year.)

External links


  1. ^ a b c d e f Henry Augustus Stoutenburgh (1902), A documentary history of het (the) Nederdeutsche gemeente: Dutch congregation, of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Island of Nassau, now Long Island,, retrieved 2012-06-04, "Rem Cashow, son of Frederick and Maragriete Hardenburg, b. Feb. 19, 1768; bp. Mch. 27, 1768, in WH ; d. Sep. 27, 1816; m. Hendericke (called Hanke) Hegeman, dau. of Adriaen and Egbertie Van Nostrand" 


Footnotes (including sources)

Robin Patterson