Michael McCABE, 18091888 (aged 79 years)

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Name
Michael /McCABE/
Given names
Michael
Surname
McCABE
Birth
about 1809
Property
Note: Michael McCabe was early (1832) settler in Ops, Newcastle District near present day Lindsay. His family owned the property until his son William sold it about 1920.
Birth of a brother
1821 (aged 12 years)
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Death of a wife
Marriage
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Birth of a son
Baptism of a son
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Baptism of a daughter
Birth of a son
about 1851 (aged 42 years)
Birth of a son
Note: Church records state James was born July 30, 1853. James' Naturalization application states July 13, 1853.
Birth of a daughter
Baptism of a daughter
Birth of a son
Baptism of a son
May 3, 1857 (aged 48 years)
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Census
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Death of a brother
before 1869 (aged 60 years)
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Death of a wife
Burial of a wife
Cemetery: St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Lindsay ONT
Marriage of a son
Note: Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950 about James B McCabe

Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950 about James B McCabe
Name: James B McCabe
Birth Date: 1855
Marriage Date: 9 Nov 1880
Marriage Place: St John'S Church, Houston, Minnesota
Spouse's Name: Mary E Gallavan
Spouse Birth Date: 1862

Death
Burial
January 1, 1889 (2 days after death)
Cemetery: Catholic Cemetery
Note: Burial record is recorded in latin in the records of St. Mary's in Lindsay. Remains were moved to St Mary's Cemetery in Lindsay.
Family with parents
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18091888
Birth: about 1809 Ireland
Death: December 30, 1888Ops Township, Victoria County, Ontario
13 years
younger brother
Family with Mary Daly
himself
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18091888
Birth: about 1809 Ireland
Death: December 30, 1888Ops Township, Victoria County, Ontario
partner
son
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18401896
Birth: August 1, 1840 31 Lindsay, Ontario
Death: September 13, 1896Arlington, Brookings, SD
Family with Jane MULDOON
himself
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18091888
Birth: about 1809 Ireland
Death: December 30, 1888Ops Township, Victoria County, Ontario
wife
Various pictures of Jane's children
18211875
Birth: about 1821 Ireland
Death: October 13, 1875Lindsay, Ops Twp, Ontario, Canada
Marriage MarriageNovember 16, 1842St. Mary's Church, Lindsay, Ontario
13 months
daughter
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18431897
Birth: December 2, 1843 34 22 Lindsay, Ops Twp, Ontario, Canada
Death: November 15, 1897Hegton Township, Grand Forks County, North Dakota
3 years
son
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18471895
Birth: February 1847 38 26 OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
Death: September 21, 1895Mimico Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
2 years
daughter
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18491926
Birth: March 28, 1849 40 28 Lindsay, Ontario
Death: December 13, 1926Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
3 years
son
Arthur McCabe and Wife? of Hallock MN
18511922
Birth: about 1851 42 30 Lindsay Ont
Death: August 22, 1922Hallock MN
3 years
son
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18531930
Birth: July 13, 1853 44 32 OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
Death: February 21, 1930Graceville MN
2 years
daughter
18551913
Birth: July 28, 1855 46 34 OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
Death: June 14, 1913OPs Township, Victoria County, Ontario
21 months
son
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18571930
Birth: April 20, 1857 48 36 OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
Death: March 17, 1930OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
2 years
son
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18591934
Birth: August 18, 1859 50 38 OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
Death: October 4, 1934OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
4 years
daughter
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18631919
Birth: February 2, 1863 54 42 Lindsay, Ontario
Death: 1919Grand Forks Co, North Dakota
Census
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Letter from Genealogist to John Stolp.

Property

Michael McCabe was early (1832) settler in Ops, Newcastle District near present day Lindsay. His family owned the property until his son William sold it about 1920.

Burial

Burial record is recorded in latin in the records of St. Mary's in Lindsay. Remains were moved to St Mary's Cemetery in Lindsay.

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Photocopies show that Michael bought Clergy Reserve in Dec 1832 - Jan 1833 - Concession 7 Lot 15

Letter from Clergyman requests land be sold to Michael.

Peter McCabe also received land that same year but it is not known whether Peter and Michael were related.

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Michael came to Ops in 1832.

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This letter from the archives in Toronto is in support of Patrick's claim to Conc 3 Lot 13. This Patrick McCabe is the brother of "Old" Francis McCabe.

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Lawyer stated that Michael wrote a will but it was lost. A substitue was filed by his son William about 13 years later as part of the dispostion of his land.

Shared note

MICHAEL McCabe came from Ireland in the 1830's. Supposedly he came up the St. Lawrence River to Lake Ontario and then to the Province of Ontario, Canada - probably to a sea-port, Port Hope, on the north shore of Lake Ontario, just south of where the town of Lindsey is situated. He, along with many others, walked north about thirty miles and settled in the Township of Ops. The history of "Ops Township," called the "The Land of Plenty," states that many families came from Ireland the following years because of several famines in Ireland. The 1861 census of Ops Township lists nine McCabe families there with some but,not all, related.

Research has shown the Michael bought his land in 1832 - Lot 15 Concession 7, a Clergy Reserve section. He received actual title much later. The land stayed in the family until 1934 when Michael's youngest son William sold it to his nephew Thomas O'Keefe.

Michael was married about 1839 and had a son Peter - in 1840. His wife died while Peter was an infant and on Nov 16, 1842 Michael married again to Jane Muldoon. They had a family of nine children and their births or baptisms are listed in the records of the Church of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Lindsey. They were of the Roman Catholic religion.

[The newspaper Lindsay Post on July 22, 1864 had article stating that several homes south of town had burned down, including the home of Michael McCabe. Since there were 3 Michael McCabes living south of town it is not certain that it was one our two Michaels. TMc]

The son Peter McCabe moved in the 1850's to Iowa and met and married Jane Hoey, who had come from Lindsay just a short time before. Whether he knew her before or not we do not know. A marriage license application is on file in the town of Lansing, Allamakee County, at the present time. Peter later moved on to Brookings, SD where he was a successful businessman.

Most of Michael and Jane's offspring moved to the great plains of the US in the 1870s and 1880s. Before 1880, Pat and Art moved to Kittson Co Mn and Pat later moved on to Minot ND but returned to Ops in his old age. James moved to Wisconsin, then to Minnesota, Montana and back to Houston, Mn. Mary McCabe and her husband Michael moved to Hegton Township near Larimore, Grand Forks Co, ND in 1883. Mary's younger sister Rose Ellen followed at the turn of the century where she married Richard Faddin.

Ann Jane McCabe married Daniel O'Keefe and she remained in Lindsay for the rest of her long life.

The eldest son Michael stayed with his father through 1881. In the 1880s he was committed to a mental asylum in Toronto where he died in 1894.

Michael's youngest son William inherited the farm after Michael's death in 1889. Michael's daughter Elizabeth never married and she continued to live on the farm with William and his wife until her death.

At this time it is unknown where Michael came from in Ireland.

See the media section on Michael's page for copies of land documents, wills, etc for Michael.

Note

Jim McCabe, son of Michael and Mary McCabe, annotated a genealogist report from the 1950's. Jim was born in Lindsay in the 1860s and lived there until he was a teenager. He returned to Lindsay several times after that, marrying a young lady from there. He was very familiar with all the McCabes from Lindsay,Ops in the late 1800s.

Jim stated on the report that the family of John McCabe and Mary BURNS were cousins of his mother Mary (nee) McCabe and, this family was part of the "Cooper McCabes". (Since John was a cooper, it may have been part of the family tradition.)

Thus, we may conclude that Mary's father, Michael McCabe of Concession 7 Lot 15, was a brother to John McCabe, the cooper.

Note

From "The Canadian Post", Lindsay, 16 Nov 1888

"Two prosperous farmers of Dakota in the person of Messrs. JAMES and MICHAEL McCABE arrived in Lindsay last week after an absence of 12 years on a visit for a couple of weeks to their father Mr. Michael McCabe of South Ops [Township]. Their reception at the homestead and from many oldtime friends may naturally be inferred to be a warm one."

Note: Article may have been incorrect. Michael, the son, was held in the Queens Street asylum in Toronto at that time. The second visitor could have been Michael McCabe, son-in-law of old Michael, or it could have been one of James' other brothers in the Dakotas, Pat or Art.

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Michael1832LandRecords.pdf
Note: Photocopies show that Michael bought Clergy Reserve in Dec 1832 - Jan 1833 - Concession 7 Lot 15

Photocopies show that Michael bought Clergy Reserve in Dec 1832 - Jan 1833 - Concession 7 Lot 15

Letter from Clergyman requests land be sold to Michael.

Peter McCabe also received land that same year but it is not known whether Peter and Michael were related.

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Note: Michael came to Ops in 1832.
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MichalLetterforPatr1839.pdf
Note: This letter from the archives in Toronto is in support of Patrick's claim to Conc 3 Lot 13. This Patrick McCabe is the brother of "Old" Francis McCabe.
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MichaelsWillof1902.pdf
Note: Lawyer stated that Michael wrote a will but it was lost. A substitue was filed by his son William about 13 years later as part of the dispostion of his land.