Michael McCABE, 18471895 (aged 48 years)

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Name
Michael /McCABE/
Birth
Baptism
Birth of a sister
Baptism of a sister
Birth of a brother
about 1851 (aged 3 years)
Birth of a brother
Note: Church records state James was born July 30, 1853. James' Naturalization application states July 13, 1853.
Birth of a sister
Baptism of a sister
Birth of a brother
Baptism of a brother
May 3, 1857 (aged 10 years)
Birth of a brother
Census
Death of a maternal grandmother
Birth of a sister
Baptism of a sister
Death of a mother
Burial of a mother
Cemetery: St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Lindsay ONT
Event
Institutionalized into Insane Hospital
January 31, 1884 (aged 36 years)
Note: It is certain that Michael McCabe who died in the Mimico Asylum is the son of Michael McCabe of Ops. According to the Lindsay Police Court (July 1854 to April 1887, microfilm located in Lindsay Library), on Jan 8, 1884 Michael McCabe Sr appeared and filed a complaint against his son Michael McCabe Jr., declaring that he was insane and "dangerous to be at large." The Magisrate committed Michael Jr. to the Queen Street Asylum in Toronto.

It is certain that Michael McCabe who died in the Mimico Asylum is the son of Michael McCabe of Ops. According to the Lindsay Police Court (July 1854 to April 1887, microfilm located in Lindsay Library), on Jan 8, 1884 Michael McCabe Sr appeared and filed a complaint against his son Michael McCabe Jr., declaring that he was insane and "dangerous to be at large." The Magisrate committed Michael Jr. to the Queen Street Asylum in Toronto.

In the Archives of Toronto were found records (MCS 640 RG10 20-B-3 Reel 2) that summarized Michael's stay at the Queen's Street Asylum. He was assigned inmate number 5721 for his incarceration. He remained in that institution for seven years when he was sent to the related Mimico Asylum in July 1891. Michael's entry in the Patient Book was found in the asylum but it contained little information except that he suffered from Epilepsy since his childhood, suffered seizures almost daily and could be dangerous. The doctor also stated that Michael was getting "stupider" , indicating that the seizures were deteriorating his cognitive abilities. He suffered a severe burn during one of his seizures in 1894 and died a few months later during a seizure.

Death of a father
Burial of a father
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.
Death
Note: Death was published in the Lindsay Papers. In addition an entry in the Ontario Death Records indicated that Michael died in the Mimico Hospital (For the Insane) outside of Toronto.
Family with parents
father
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18091888
Birth: about 1809 Ireland
Death: December 30, 1888Ops Township, Victoria County, Ontario
mother
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
elder sister
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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
himself
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18471895
Birth: February 1847 38 26 OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
Death: September 21, 1895Mimico Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
2 years
younger sister
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18491926
Birth: March 28, 1849 40 28 Lindsay, Ontario
Death: December 13, 1926Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
3 years
younger brother
Arthur McCabe and Wife? of Hallock MN
18511922
Birth: about 1851 42 30 Lindsay Ont
Death: August 22, 1922Hallock MN
3 years
younger brother
JamesMcCabe.jpg
18531930
Birth: July 13, 1853 44 32 OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
Death: February 21, 1930Graceville MN
2 years
younger sister
18551913
Birth: July 28, 1855 46 34 OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
Death: June 14, 1913OPs Township, Victoria County, Ontario
21 months
younger brother
PatFromHallock.jpg
18571930
Birth: April 20, 1857 48 36 OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
Death: March 17, 1930OPS Township, Victoria County, Ontario
2 years
younger brother
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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
younger sister
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18631919
Birth: February 2, 1863 54 42 Lindsay, Ontario
Death: 1919Grand Forks Co, North Dakota
Father’s family with Mary Daly
father
MarysFatherMichael.jpg
18091888
Birth: about 1809 Ireland
Death: December 30, 1888Ops Township, Victoria County, Ontario
father’s partner
half-brother
Young Peter McCabe.jpg
18401896
Birth: August 1, 1840 31 Lindsay, Ontario
Death: September 13, 1896Arlington, Brookings, SD
Baptism
Name
Event

It is certain that Michael McCabe who died in the Mimico Asylum is the son of Michael McCabe of Ops. According to the Lindsay Police Court (July 1854 to April 1887, microfilm located in Lindsay Library), on Jan 8, 1884 Michael McCabe Sr appeared and filed a complaint against his son Michael McCabe Jr., declaring that he was insane and "dangerous to be at large." The Magisrate committed Michael Jr. to the Queen Street Asylum in Toronto.

In the Archives of Toronto were found records (MCS 640 RG10 20-B-3 Reel 2) that summarized Michael's stay at the Queen's Street Asylum. He was assigned inmate number 5721 for his incarceration. He remained in that institution for seven years when he was sent to the related Mimico Asylum in July 1891. Michael's entry in the Patient Book was found in the asylum but it contained little information except that he suffered from Epilepsy since his childhood, suffered seizures almost daily and could be dangerous. The doctor also stated that Michael was getting "stupider" , indicating that the seizures were deteriorating his cognitive abilities. He suffered a severe burn during one of his seizures in 1894 and died a few months later during a seizure.

Death

Death was published in the Lindsay Papers. In addition an entry in the Ontario Death Records indicated that Michael died in the Mimico Hospital (For the Insane) outside of Toronto.

Note

Newspaper article in Lindsay paper in 1888 stated that Michael and James McCabe were visiting from the Dakotas, after 12 years absence, to visit their father Michael McCabe of South Ops. It is not clear that the article was correct about the identity of Michael since he was present in Ops in the 1881 census. Perhaps the report confused Michael with one his brothers Patrick or Arthur, who certainly had moved to the Dakotas some years earlier.

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