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Owen Cassidy (abt. 1788 - 1882)

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Owen Cassidy
Born about in Coolarkan, Fermanagh, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of DNA confirmed and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Coolarkin, Fermanagh, Irelandmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Jun 2014
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Categories: Fermanagh, Cassidy Name Study | Boho, Fermanagh | Patriarchs of the Cassidy Clan.



Aged 94 at death.

There is a possibility that he had a son that went to the US also named Owen Cassidy.

Y-Chromosome DNA Confirmed
Cassidy-621's direct paternal relationship to Cassidy-1606 is confirmed because:
  1. This yDNA test of Cassidy-453 and this yDNA test of Cassidy-1188 are a close match. 35/37 match
  2. The most recent common ancestor in the yDNA line of Cassidy-453 and the yDNA line of Cassidy-1188 is Cassidy-1606.



  • A Hugh Cassidy was allegedly struck on the head during an argument while returning from a fair in Boho in 1829. Perhaps Owen may also have had a brother or cousin named Hugh? [2]
  • It is not yet confirmed that Owen is the father of William.


Thought to possibly be a brother or cousin of Stephen Cassidy. yDNA results have confirmed a relationship, but now suggests they were more likely to be first or second cousins.

YDNA results Haplogroup I2b1 - origins in Northern France. I- M223.


  • Meehan Family Tree, - owner martymeehan1.


Profile created by Veronica Williams, 7 June 2014.

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DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Owen by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Owen:

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