Place of migration
Migrated to /Born in Canada

Born in Clones parish, Monaghan, in 1812 to Alexander Presho and Margaret Hanna of Shankill.
1835, enlisted in Royal Artillery, 4th Battalion as "William Preshy"
1836, transferred to 3rd Battalion
1838, married in Quebec, Canada, to Mary Ann Brown (nee Collins) with permission of the Governor General
1839, birth of son William C Presho in Quebec
1840, deserted while posted in Kingston, Ontario
1842, birth of son Alexander Presho in New York
1843, birth of son John Henry Presho in New York
1845, birth of son Robert James Presho in Wisconsin
1846, birth of son Charles Presho in Wisconsin
1849, birth of son Edward Presho in Wisconsin
1850, birth of daughter Mary Presho in Wisconsin
1850 US census shows in Benton, Lafayette, Wisconsin
1860 US census shows in McGregor, Clayton, Iowa
Died in 1870 in Wright County, Iowa

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Jan 1812 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 1st Jan 1870 (circa)
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Mary Ann Collins
Townland born Shankill, Clones, Monaghan parents living in Shankill, Clones Civil Parish, Barony of Dartree, Co. Monaghan (listed as Resho in Clones Parish Registers, Diocese of Clogher, Baptisms in the Eastern Division, 1811-1815) VIEW SOURCE
Names of Children William C Presho, Alexander Presho, John Henry Presho, Robert James Presho, Charles Presho, Edward Presho, Mary Presho,
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Alexander Presho (listed as Resho) VIEW SOURCE
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Margaret Hanna VIEW SOURCE
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