Nancy Jane Cassidy

1836–1872 (Age 36)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Cassidy was born about 1836, in Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Ashby Cassidy, was 71 and her mother, Elizabeth Hall, was 55. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Edward Henry Prouse. She lived in Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Edgar, Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died in 1872, in Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Redmon Cemetery, Paris, Edgar, Illinois, United States.

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Edward Henry Prouse
Nancy Jane Cassidy
Wilmouth Arilla Prouse
Ida Janette Prouse
James Buchanan Prouse
Elizabeth Ellen Prouse
Mary Jane Prouse
Benjamin Franklin Prouse
George Robert Prouse

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    Wilmouth Arilla Prouse



    Elizabeth Ellen Prouse


    Mary Jane Prouse


    Ida Janette Prouse


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 0

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish (Fermanagh): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caiside ‘descendant of Caiside’, a byname from cas ‘curly(-headed)’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Prouse in household of Henry Prouse, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Prous in household of Henry Prous, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Cassiday in entry for D. F. Smith and Ida Prouse, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

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