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Halifax as port of departure for Boston in 1820 / need arrivals

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Re: Halifax as port of departure for Boston in 1820 / need arrivals

Posted: 1326987009000
Classification: Query
Not sure if you've found the following yet or not, but it could have info pertinent to your search:

Massachusetts State Census, 1855 for John Cassady
Name: John Cassady
Age: 72
Estimated Birth Year: 1783
Gender: Male
Race:
Birthplace: Ireland
Residence: Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Family Number: 646
Line Number: 6
Film Number: 000953957
Digital Folder Number: 004279375
Image Number: 00198
Household Gender Age
John Cassady M 72
Nancy A Cassady F 71 -----------> "Nancy Ann"???

United States Census, 1860 for John Cassady
Name: John Cassady
Residence: , Plymouth, Massachusetts
Ward: Plymouth
Age: 79 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1781
Birthplace: Ireland
Gender: Male
Page: 77
Family Number: 676
Film Number: 803518
DGS Number: 4232247
Image Number: 00082
NARA Number: M653

*** note the above does not mention a wife. Could be the Census was done after she died in 1860 - if indeed that is her below.

Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915 for Ann Cassady
Name: Ann Cassady
Event: Death
Event Date: 20 Jul 1860
Event Place: Plymouth, Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Age: 76
Marital Status: Married
Birthplace: Ireland
Estimated Birth Year: 1784
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: v 139 p 322
Film Number: 960176
Digital Folder Number: 4220466
Image Number: 730

Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915 for John Cassady
Name: John Cassady
Event: Death
Event Date: 20 Nov 1872
Event Place: Plymouth, Mass.
Residence: Plymouth
Gender: Male
Age: 89
Marital Status: Widowed
Birthplace: Ireland
Estimated Birth Year: 1783
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: v 248 p 412
Film Number: 960200
Digital Folder Number: 4221415
Image Number: 878

Do you think it's possible John married Nancy (Ann) in Halifax before venturing on to Boston area? A shame Ellis Island records don't go back that far. There is CastleGarden.org that has earlier records, but I'm fearful of that site since my PC blocked some kind of attack a couple weeks ago.

There are so many towns near Antrim making it almost impossible to know exactly where he was born.

The obituary that you attached, is that John & Nancy's son?
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