Andrew Cassidy  ‏(I0015)‏
Andrew Cassidy

Gender: MaleMale

Birth: 1762 Inver, County Donegal, Ireland
Death: 8 July 1846 ‏(Age 84)‏
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 1762 Inver, County Donegal, Ireland

Marriage Margaret Nesbitt - 23 July 1793 ‏(Age 31)‏
Death 8 July 1846 ‏(Age 84)‏
Reference Number 15
Last Change 18 March 2010 - 21:29:19 - by: pcassidy
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Immediate Family  (F003)
Margaret Nesbitt
1773 - 1855
William Cassidy
1797 - 1886
Andrew Cassidy
1793 -
Francis Cassidy
1799 -
Margaret Jemima Cassidy
1805 - 1864
Thomas Cassidy
1810 -
Richard Cassidy
1813 -
Robert Cassidy
1817 -
James Cassidy
1820 -


Shared Note
Michael Cassidy believes Andrew and Margaret are buried in the Church of Ireland cemetery in the Village of Inver at the mouth of the Eany River. This cemetery is very difficult to find now ‏(2000)‏. ‏[Verification is needed that Michael is not confusing this Andrew and Margaret with the grave in the Cemetery of a William Cassidy who died in 1906 and his wife Margaret who died in 1899. See Ardaghey Church and People p71.]‏

The Henderson family, who own a hardware store in Donegal, lived next to the Cassidy stone cottage in Inver Port in the early 1800s. They believe the Cassidys and Hendersons are cousins through a marriage between Margaret, the sister of William, who it is believed stayed in Ireland, and a great or great great grandfather of the two older Hendersons, Jimmy and George, both in their 80s ‏(1999)‏ and still live in the vicinity of Inver/Donegal.

The ruins of the Cassidy cottage, which Michael Cassidy saw many years before ‏(1999)‏ on a visit to Inver, seem to have disappeared. In its place now is a depot for a salmon fish farm.

Andrew's sons, Frank, Robert, Thomas and Andrew also came to America and arrived in Saint John, N.B. or elsewhere.

From notes that Stan Cassidy made Dec. 11, 1949, we learn the following about Andrew's sons:

Frank married later in life at about age 50 to Miss O'Neill. They had no family.

Robert married an American in Boston. They were fine people, lived in Fall River, Mass. and had one boy.
Andrew lived in Boston ‏(West Roxbury)‏, Mass. Had sons Andrew and George.

Thomas lived in Boston. Had several sons and two daughters, Jennie and Margaret who lived in Revers ‏(Boston)‏. They were great friends of Jennie Dunlop.

Andrew's birth date of 1793 is the same year and his parents married indicating a very short pregnancy.

Michael reports that the Church of Ireland records he found in Dublin do not go back to the time of the mariage of Andrew's parents. It was quite by accident he found marriae information for Andrew. It was on the back of minutes of parish meetings. The paper had been reused.

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Close Relatives
Family with Margaret Nesbitt
Andrew Cassidy ‎(I0015)‎
Birth 1762 Inver, County Donegal, Ireland
Death 8 July 1846 ‏(Age 84)‏
11 years
Margaret Nesbitt ‎(I0016)‎
Birth 1773
Death 1855 ‏(Age 82)‏

Marriage: 23 July 1793
4 years
William Cassidy ‎(I0001)‎
Birth 4 March 1797 35 24 The Port, Parish of Inver, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Death 26 March 1886 ‏(Age 89)‏ Cassidy Lake, N.B.
-4 years
Andrew Cassidy ‎(I0017)‎
Birth 1793 31 20
6 years
Francis Cassidy ‎(I0018)‎
Birth 1799 37 26
6 years
Margaret Jemima Cassidy ‎(I0019)‎
Birth 16 March 1805 43 32 Inver, County Donegal, Ireland
Death 1864 ‏(Age 58)‏
6 years
Thomas Cassidy ‎(I0020)‎
Birth 26 December 1810 48 37 Inver, County Donegal, Ireland
3 years
Richard Cassidy ‎(I0021)‎
Birth 31 October 1813 51 40 Inver, County Donegal, Ireland
4 years
Robert Cassidy ‎(I0022)‎
Birth 6 July 1817 55 44 Inver, County Donegal, Ireland
3 years
James Cassidy ‎(I0023)‎
Birth 20 February 1820 58 47 Inver, County Donegal, Ireland