Anne Shirley

Female 1786 - 1869  (~ 83 years)


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  • Name Anne Shirley 
    Born About 1786  Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Land Patent 4 Aug 1864  Township of Grand-Calumet, Pontiac Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Anne Shirley, widow of the late M. Cahill. Lot 4, Range 5, 155 acres. 
    Died 17 Aug 1869  Ile du Grand Calumet, Pontiac Co, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Witnesses 20 Aug 1869 
    Francois Ricard and Thomas C[awful] (Cahill?) 
    Buried 20 Aug 1869  Ste Anne, Ile du Grand Calumet, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Association Teresa Dunn (Relationship: Godmother/goddaughter) 
    Person ID I1666  Moran
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2012 

    Family Michael Cahill,   b. About 1785, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1840, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 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  [3
    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  [4
    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  [5
    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  [6
    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. [S316] List of Lands Granted by the Crown in the Province of Quebec from 1763 to 31st December 1890, (Quebec: Charles-Francois Langlois, 1891), p. 844.

    2. [S91] Register of St. Anne, Ile du Grand Calumet.

    3. [S180] Township of Huntley 1822, Ed. Mildred R. Livingston.

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

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

    6. [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.