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Robert McCaughan

Male 1852 - 1934  (82 years)


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  • Name Robert McCaughan  [1
    Born 7 Mar 1852  Lisnagunagh, Connor, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 6 Feb 1853  Dunseverick Parish Church, Connor, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Buried 17mar 1934  Union Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Mar 1934  , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6262  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2019 

    Father James McCaughan,   d. Between 15 Oct 1869 and 1874, Lower Lisnagunogue, Dunseverick, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Catherine McConaghy,   b. Abt 1810, , Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1890, Bushmills, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1835  Dunseverick Parish Church of Ireland, Connor, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F1935  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Dickie,   b. 12 Nov 1850, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1935, , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1885 
    Children 
    +1. Woodburn D. McCaughan,   b. 9 Aug 1886, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1960, , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Alexander McCaughan,   b. 1889, , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F1996  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Dunseverick Parish Church
Connor District, County Antrim, Ireland
    Dunseverick Parish Church Connor District, County Antrim, Ireland
    James McCaughan and Catherine McConaghy were married here
    Their children were baptized here
    Picture from Dunseverick Parish Church website

  • Notes 
    • REF: Randolph Genealogies, Sparta, Illinois Library
      He came to U.S. as a young man, lived 1st in Pittsburgh, PA with an older brother. Then came to Sparta, then went to Calif but returned to Sparta to live.

    • Birth records

      Surname: McCachan Christian Name(s): Robert Date of Birth: 7-Mar-1852 Date of Baptism: 6-Feb-1853 Address: Lisnagunogue Father: Surname: McCachan Christian Name(s): Robert Occupation: Tailor Mother: Surname: McConaghy Christian Name(s): Kitty Occupation: blank Minister: Andrew Creery Category: Dunseverick ? Church of Ireland

    • Marriage records
      MCCAUGHEN, ROBERT and DICKIE, MARY married 1885-09-17, Vol D, Page 133, License #117, County RANDOLPH
      Ancestry.com. Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.

    • Census records
      1900 Sparta, Randolph Co., IL
      Lists Robert and his wife Mary and two sons, Woodburn and Alexander. States that he immigrated in 1873 and is a naturalized citizen. He and his parents were born in Ireland.
      1910
      1920 Sparta, Randolph Co., IL
      Lists Robert and his wife Mary. States that he immigrated in 1873, he and his father were born in Ireland, but his mother was born in Scotland.
      1930 Sparta, Randolph Co., IL
      Lists Robert and his wife Mary. States that he was born in Ireland as well as his father and mother.

    • Death records
      Ancestry.com. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
      Name: Robert McCaughan
      Birth Date: 15 Mar 1853
      Birth Place: Co Ant??, Ireland
      Death Date: 15 Mar 1934
      Death Place: Road Dist #6, Randolph, Illinois
      Burial Date: 17 Mar 1934
      Burial Place: Road Dist. #6, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois
      Cemetery Name: Union Cemetery
      Death Age: 81
      Occupation: Farmer
      Race: White
      Marital status: M
      Gender: Male
      Residence: Road Dist. #6, Randolph, Illinois
      Father Name: Jas. McCaughan
      Father Birth Place: Ireland
      Mother Name: Katie McConachie
      Mother Birth Place: Ireland
      Spouse Name: Mary Dickie
      Burial Date: 17 Mar 1934
      Burial Place: Road Dist. #6, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois
      Cemetery: Union Cemetery
      FHL Film Number: 1675312
      The digital image can be viewed at an LDS library
      "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQC4-RJJ : 8 March 2018), Robert Mccaughan, 15 Mar 1934; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,675,312.


  • Sources 
    1. [S272] Church Records Northern Ireland, Causeway Coast & Glens Family History Society, (Causeway Coast & Glens FHS, on-line), Transcriptions (Reliability: 3), 7 Sep 2019.
      Surname: McCachan Christian Name(s): Robert Date of Birth: 7-Mar-1852 Date of Baptism: 6-Feb-1853 Address: Lisnagunogue Father: Surname: McCachan Christian Name(s): Robert Occupation: Tailor Mother: Surname: McConaghy Christian Name(s): Kitty Occupation: blank Minister: Andrew Creery Category: Dunseverick - Church of Ireland

    2. [S272] Church Records Northern Ireland, Causeway Coast & Glens Family History Society, (Causeway Coast & Glens FHS, on-line), Transcriptions (Reliability: 3), 5 Sep 2019.
      Book: blank Entry: blank Date: 8-Jan-1835 Groom: James McCahon Age: Blank Cond: Bachelor Occupation: Blank Address: Dunseverick Father: Blank Blank Occupation: Blank Bride: Catherine McConaghy Age: Blank Cond: Spinster Occupation: Blank Father: Blank Blank Occupation: Blank 1st Witness: John McCain 2nd Witness: Thos Magee 3rd Witness: Blank Minister: James O'Hara Category: Dunseverick - Church of Ireland