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Alexander Magill (1866 - 1938)

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Alexander Magill
Born in County Down, Irelandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1890s - 1980s)]
Died in North Grafton, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 18 Dec 2019 | Created 21 Apr 2009 | Last significant change: 18 Dec 2019
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Ireland Native
Alexander Magill was born in Ireland.


ALEXANDER MAGILL [1] Gender: Male Christening: 24 APR 1866 Presbyterian, Killyleagh, Down, Ireland Parents are David and Ellen Casemont. From family search org web site of LDS.

Eldest of a number of siblings.

Self-taught. Ran away(?) to sea when he was young. Immigrated to USA about 1888. Lived in North Grafton, Mass. When he lived in Ireland, he was Presbyterian. After he moved to the United States, he was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. He was buried in North Grafton in a Cemetary across from the church. Ethnic Scotch who lived in North Ireland. Very interested in history, and Scottish history. Bill Nally, his grandson, usually lived with the Magills.

He worked in the mills in North Grafton. Later he bought several "mill houses" for his extended family to live in. The houses were on Second Street.

A list of his Children:

  1. Mary (Magill) Scanlon
  1. Elizabeth Magill Nally Regan
  1. Andrew Magill
  1. Samuel Magill
  1. James Magill
  1. Thomas Magill (1904 - 1905)
  1. William Magill (1907 - 1970)


  1. International Genealogical Index / BI
  • Citing this Record:

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 October 2017), Alexander Mcgill, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1756, sheet 3A, family 63, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 628; FHL microfilm 1,374,641.

ALEXANDER MAGILL - International Genealogical Index / BI Gender: Male Christening: 24 APR 1866 Presbyterian, Killyleagh, Down, Ireland Parents are David and Ellen Casemont. From family search org web site of LDS.

  • Bill Nally told me his memories about his grandfather and grandmother.

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