Nancy Jane Cassidy

about 1836–1872 (Age 36)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary 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 married Edward Henry Prouse in 1855, in Edgar, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. 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
about 1836–1872
Marriage: 1855
Wilma Arilla Prouse
James Buchanan Prouse
Elizabeth Ellen Prouse
Mary Jane Prouse
Ida Janette Prouse
Linnie Prouse
George Robert Prouse
Benjamin Franklin Prouse

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  • Marriage
    1855Edgar, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    about 1836 · Remember the Alamo
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    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.
    about 1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
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    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Conan, Liam, Murphy, Aileen, Brigid, Conal, Conley, Fergus, John Patrick, Padraic, Seamus.Irish (Western Ulster and Meath): shortened 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 (9)

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

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