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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Family Time Line

Edward Henry Prouse
1825–1888
Nancy Jane Cassidy
1836–1872
Wilmouth Arilla Prouse
1855–1942
Ida Janette Prouse
1868–1939
James Buchanan Prouse
1856–1918
Elizabeth Ellen Prouse
1858–1914
Mary Jane Prouse
1861–1934
Benjamin Franklin Prouse
1872–1942
George Robert Prouse
1875–1947

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    Wilmouth Arilla Prouse

    Female1855–1942Female

    Male1856–1918Male

    Elizabeth Ellen Prouse

    Female1858–1914Female

    Mary Jane Prouse

    Female1861–1934Female

    Ida Janette Prouse

    Female1868–1939Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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.
1846

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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