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Margaret (McElroy) Cassidy (abt. 1810 - abt. 1890)

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Margaret Cassidy formerly McElroy
Born about in Irelandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Irelandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Austin, Travis, Texas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Aug 2013
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Categories: Enniskillen, Fermanagh | Fermanagh, Cassidy Name Study | Estimated Birth Date.

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Probably born Enniskillen Fermanagh ABT 1810, only an estimate based on daughter Catherines age. The 1850 census indicates she was born in Ireland [1], the 1870 census states New York[2], the 1880 census again states Connecticut USA[3], yet the 1910 census suggests she was born in Scotland[4], whilst the 1880 census suggests Connecticut, USA.


  • Date: 1850 Place: Bastrop, Texas, USA
  • Date: 1870 Place: Austin, Travis, Texas, USA

Ancestral File Number: 3HV2-GH

Marriage: Husband: James B Cassidy Date: BEF 1828 Place: Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Ireland[5]

Alternate Marriage Date: ABT 1827 Albany, New York, USA[6]

Her name is recorded as Margaret 'Cassida' in the 1846 and 1847 Texas Tax Rolls. [7]


  1. 1850 United States Federal Census Page: Database online. Year: 1850; Census Place: , Bastrop, Texas; Roll: M432_908; Page: 153A; Image.
  2. 1870 United States Census Publication Page: Database online. Year: 1870; Census Place: Austin, Travis, Texas; Roll: M593_; Page: ; Image: .
  3. 1880 United States Federal Census Page: Database online. Year: 1880; Census Place: Austin, Travis, Texas; Roll: T9_1329; Family History Film: 1255329; Page: 191.2000; Enumeration District: 130; Image: .
  4. , 1900 United States Federal Census Page: Database online. Year: 1900; Census Place: Houston Ward 3, Harris, Texas; Roll: T623_1642; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 81.
  5. Family Bible. Provided by Mary Fear USA, 1st March 2010. Given to her by her aunt before her death.
  6. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Title: Ancestral File (R) Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998; (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998). Page: CASSIDY to McElroy marriage - Record submitted after 1991 by a member of the LDS Church.
  7. Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1846-1910 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.


Thank you to Veronica Williams for creating WikiTree profile Mcelroy-369 through the import of CASSIDY and SWEENEY 4_2013-08-13_2013-08-16.ged on Aug 16, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Veronica and others.

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