Michael Cahill

Male 1785 - Bef 1840  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name Michael Cahill 
    Born About 1785  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Certainly born Ireland. Dublin not documented.
    Gender Male 
    Military 19th Dragoons 
    Died Before 1840  Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Described as "the deceased Michael Cahill" in daughter Ellen's marriage record (10 Feb 1840).
    • Probably before 1835 (before widow Anne Shirley and children moved to Calumet Island)?
    Person ID I1665  Moran
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2014 

    Father Michael Cahill 
    Mother Susannah Lacey 
    Family ID F928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Shirley,   b. About 1786, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1869, Ile du Grand Calumet, Pontiac Co, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married About 1804  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1822  Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Caihill, Michel. 1 adult male, 1 adult female, 5 male children, 3 female children. 
    Address 02 Apr 1828  Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Upper Canada land petition by Mich'l Cahill, emigrant from Ireland, 6th Concession, N/W 1/2 of Lot 24. 
    Address 1829  Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mich'l Cahill 1st, age 36; Mich'l Cahill 2d, age 22; and William Shirley, age 33, all on Lot 24 Con 6 
    Move 1835  to Calumet Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Huntley township, Carleton Co., Upper Canada to Calumet Island, Lower Canada 
    • "in the year 1835 I settled as Squatter in the Calumet Island..." (the Widow Anne Cahill, Dec. 1848)
    Children 
     1. Margaret Cahill,   b. About 1805
    +2. Thomas Cahill,   b. About 1806, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1868, Ile du Grand Calumet, Pontiac Co, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    +3. Susanna Cahill,   b. About 1808, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jun 1883, Chapeau, Pontiac Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    +4. James Cahill,   b. About 1815, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1897, Ile du Grand Calumet, Pontiac Co, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     5. John Cahill,   b. About 1821, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1898, Ile du Grand Calumet, Pontiac Co, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    +6. Ellen Cahill,   b. About 1822, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1881  (Age ~ 59 years)
     7. William Cahill,   b. Jun 1824, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1851, Gatineau Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     8. George Cahill,   b. 11 Sep 1826, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1922, Ile du Grand Calumet, Pontiac Co, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +9. Anne Cahill,   b. About 1830, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Horatio Cahill,   b. About 1831, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Township of Huntley 1822, Ed. Mildred R. Livingston.

    2. [S176] Index to the Upper Canada Land Books, Edited by Susan Smart, (Ontario Genealogical Society: 2007).
      Book N, page 273, Perth Military Settlements 70.

    3. [S132] 1829 Huntley Militia List, Transcribed by Bruce S. Elliott, (Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society).

    4. [S194] Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865).
      Anne Cahill petition, 1848, Upper Canada Land Petitions, RG 1, L 3, vol. 137, C Bundle 5, petition 28: microfilm C-1736.