Catherine Jane "Cassie" CHESTNUT

Female 1860 - Yes, date unknown


Personal Information

  • Name Catherine Jane "Cassie" CHESTNUT 
    Nickname Cassie 
    Born 27 Mar 1860  Mullaghinch, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • Cassie arrived in Boston,USA,on 16 Nov 1885,on the vessel Cephalonia.Her occupation was recorded as Housekeeper.Three days later she married Robert Kerr.
    Person ID I16947  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2019 

    Father Robert John CHESTNUT, ,of Ardreagh ,County Londonderry.,   b. 29 Mar 1816, County Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1900, Greenville Terrace, Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Margaret GILMORE,   b. 3 Dec 1821, Carnrallagh, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1883, Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1847  Aghadowey Presbyterian Church, Coleraine, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7009  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert KERR, ,Grocer,of Pottinger , County Down,   b. 1860, Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1904, 4 Breeze Hill, Donaghadee , County Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1885  Boston, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 1901,Robert,a Grocer ,Cassie,and Robert Jnr,Apprentice Grocer, were residing at house 1 in Beersbridge Road ,Pottinger, County Down. (Ref:1901 census of Ireland)
      In 1911 Cassie,now the Grocer, Robert Jnr,Assistant Grocer , and Cassie's unmarried nephew,22 year old John Chestnut, an Engine Fitter ,were residing at house 171 in Bloomfield Avenue ,Pottinger , County Down.Cassie is a Widow, and Robert,aged 24 years, is unmarried.(Ref:1911 census of Ireland.)The census recorded that there were two children born , but only one surviving in 1911.
    Children 
     1. Robert John "Bert" KERR,   b. 1887, Cambridgeport , Massachusetts , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1957  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F7010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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