Margaret Cahill

Female 1820 - 1893  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Margaret Cahill 
    Nickname Peggy 
    Born About 1820  Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Died 11 Jan 1893  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Witnesses 13 Jan 1893 
    Denis Galligan and Michael Galligan 
    Buried 13 Jan 1893  St. Michael's RC Cemetery, Corkery, Huntley township, Carleton Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Association Denis Francis Cleary (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Person ID I891  Moran
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2010 

    Family Denis Galligan,   b. About 1815, Loughaconnick, Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Dec 1888, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Census 1851  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Head of household, age 36, with wife Margaret Cahill (34), and children Anne (8), Mary (6) and Margaret (1). 
    Married About 1855 
    Census 1861  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Head of household, age 45, log house, next to household of John Galligan and two down from household of Patrick Galligan. With wife Margaret Cahill (44), and children Anne (15), Mary (11), Bridget (9), Elizabeth (7), Denis (4), and Michael (2). 
    Census 1871  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Dennis Galligan, age 60, born Ireland, R. Catholic, Farmer, Over 20 unable to read, Over 20 unable to write. With wife Margaret, age 60, born Ireland, R. Catholic, Over 20 unable to read, Over 20 unable to write; and children Ann (25), Mary (22), Margaret (20), Bridget (18), Elizabeth (15), Dennis (14) and Michael (13). Ann is unable to read and write, the other children presumably literate.  
    Census 1881  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Denis Galligan head of household, aged 70, with wife Margaret (70? she must have been younger to be the mother of Denis and Michael), and John (38), Margaret (35), Elizabeth (33), Denis (22) and Michael (20).  
    Census 1891  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Margaret [Cahill] Galligan the widowed head of household, age 65, with daughter Ann (44) and son Michael (30). Daughter Lizzie is in Arnprior, boarding with Louis and Margaret Parent and working as a dressmaker. 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Galligan,   b. 1846, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 May 1904  (Age 58 years)
     2. Anne Galligan,   b. About 1847,   d. 6 Mar 1938, Dunrobin, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
    +3. Bridget Galligan,   b. 1854,   d. 21 May 1903, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. Elizabeth Galligan,   b. 1858, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1942, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Denis Galligan,   b. Nov 1856, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1897, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     6. Michael Galligan,   b. 1858, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1933, Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Margaret Galligan,   b. 1860,   d. 03 May 1924, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S158] 1891 Census of Canada.

    2. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada).

    3. [S71] Register of St. Michael's, Corkery, Huntley.

    4. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada).
      Canada West (Ontario), Carleton County, District number 4, Fitzroy, subdistrict 24, page 31, line 15. Roll C_11716, Schedule A.

    5. [S81] 1871 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Carleton, Fitzroy, District 78, Division 3, Family 8, page 3.

    6. [S72] 1881 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Carleton (108), Fitzroy (I), p. 46, microfilm C-13231.

    7. [S158] 1891 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, District 83, Lanark North, Fitzroy, Family Number 40, page 10.