According to family lore Henry and his father Patrick Cassidy worked for the Fitzgeralds, training horses to pull the sulkies so popular for racing. Henry left Ireland circa 1834 and continued his work with horses when he settled in Minnesota. Patrick may have been born in County Fermanagh about 1770.
Place of migration:
Migrated to/Born in USA
|Date of Birth||1798 (circa)||VIEW SOURCE|
|Date of Death||1st Oct 1879||VIEW SOURCE|
|New Type||Parents- Patrick Cassidy & Ellen Grimes Married- Allice Lilly, 1842, Quebec, CAN Arrived 1845, Kenosha Co., WI, USA. Kids- Francis, Margaret, Henry, Jr. & James. Horse trainer/ farmer Died- Steele Co.,Minnesota, USA Sibs- Frank, Pat, Jim, Barney|