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John Thomas Cassidy

John Thomas Cassidy[1]

Male 1875 - 1937  (62 years)

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  • Name John Thomas Cassidy  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Emigration 1911-03-04 
    259 West 143rd Street, New York, New York, USA 
    Born 5 Jan 1875  Ferryhill, County Durham, England. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1881  14 Frazer Street, Glasgow Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1881  [19
    Glasgow Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland 
    Residence 1891  75 East Nelson Street, Glasgow St Thomas, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1901  96 Douglas St, Partick, Govan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Arrival 1911  [16
    _HEIG 1911 
    5'6 
    Arrival 1912  [14
    Arrival Feb 1914  Montreal Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation Plasterer, building trade  [2, 3, 4
    Residence 1917-1918  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Drafted into army First World War. Serial number: 3946. John Thomas Cassidy, 7143 Aberdeen Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Age in years 43. Naturalised: Lost paper. Present Occupation: Plasterer. Employer Name: Thompson Starrett, Gen. Del. Nitro. W. Va. 
    John Thomas Cassidy World War One draft registration card
    John Thomas Cassidy World War One draft registration card
    Residence 1920  Chicago Ward 32, Cook (Chicago), Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence 1920  [6
    Chicago Ward 32, Cook (Chicago), Illinois 
    Occupation 1930 
    Plasterer, Building Contractor 
    Residence Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Residence Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 1930  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 1930  [20
    Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA 
    Record ID Number 51 
    _MDCL His complexion was fresh, hair colour fair and his eyes were grey 
    Died 28 Jul 1937  Worth, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 7, 11, 18
    Person ID P134  Brennancass
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2016 

    Father James Cassidy,   b. 1835, County Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1898, 75 East Nelson Street, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Scotland. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ellen Rice,   b. 1837, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 July 1919, Barnhill Poorhouse, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 06 Nov 1856  St Mary's R.C. Church, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 21
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Maguire,   b. 13 November 1876, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 April 1963, 7143 Aberdeen St, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1898-07-15  St Peters R.C. Church, Partick, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 22
    spouse-death 1937-07-28  Worth, Cook, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 22
    Children 
     1. Annie Cassidy,   b. 2 Jul 1899, 1 Well Street, Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979-06-23, Oak Forest, Cook, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     2. Ellen Cassidy,   b. 21 Aug 1900, 96 Douglas Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9th February 1947, Buffalo Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  []
     3. Catherine Cassidy,   b. 24 October 1901, 96 Douglas Street, Partick Lanarkshire Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1929, 2839 Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)  []
     4. Mary Cassidy,   b. 19 May 1903, 98 George Street, Whiteinch, Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 July 1965, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  []
     5. Frances Cassidy,   b. 18 December 1904, 96 Douglas Street Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 August 1983, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  []
     6. James Cassidy,   b. 14 February 1906, 96 Douglas Street, Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1982, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  []
     7. Living
     8. Terrence Cassidy,   b. 1910, Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 January 1957, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  []
     9. Joseph Cassidy,   b. 3 July 1911, Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1954  (Age 43 years)  []
     10. Thomas Cassidy,   b. 24th January 1914, Chicago Illinois USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1979, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [Birth]
     11. Alice Cassidy,   b. 1918, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  []
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos 2 photos

  • Notes 
    • John left Glasgow on the 4th of March 1911 on the S.S California. On the ship's manifest John gives his occupation as plasterer able to read and write. At the time of his departure he was with his wife Kate and their family at 31 Anderson Place, Partick. He had $25 in his pocket and he was heading for 259 West 143rd Street New York. Uncle H Little? John Thomas had a fresh complexion with fair hair and grey eyes.
      My father recalled his father Joseph being in correspondence with his brother in America.

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    22. .
      [CASSIDYLOFTUSBRENNAN.FTW] My grandfather's older brother John Thomas Cassidy married Catherine McGuire in St Peters Church Partick on July 15 1898. At the time of their marriage John was working as a plasterer and Catherine was working as a domestic servant. He was living at 96 Douglas Street Glasgow. Catherines parents were James Maguire a plastere's labourer and Annie Duffy. The witnesses at their marriage were Thomas Carr and Rose Hoey. John and Catherine had ten children and emigrated to America in 1911.


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