Born: November 27, 1849, Warren County, Indiana.
Died: July 3, 1930, South Gate, California.
Buried: Angeles Abbey Memorial Park, Compton, California.
Elijah was the son of John Cassel and Sarah Thomas, and husband of Flora Cassel.
He attended Shurtleff College, Alton, Illinois (school merged into the Southern Illinois University system in 1957). He became a doctor, and practiced in Hastings, Nebraska.
Around 1910, he entered the ministry. Ordained in Denver, Colorado, he pastored at the Bethel Baptist Church, Denver (1911–17) & the First Baptist Church, Fort Morgan, Colorado (1919–21).
If you know where to get a good photo of Cassell (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels), would you ?