Frederick Daniel Cahill (Snr)

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Frederick Daniel Cahill, (Snr)

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Simon's Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: August 28, 1899 (75)
New Street, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Oudtshoorn, South Cape DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of James Cahill and Catherine Cahill
Husband of Jemima Maria Cahill, b2 and Catherine Ann Cahill
Father of James Henry Cahill; Jemima Catherine Essenhigh; Amelia Jane Shelton; Ellen Margaretha Cahill; Frederick Daniel Cahill and 6 others
Brother of John James Cahill; Amelia Kinsley; Martin Cahill; Margaret Cahill and Mary Ann Cahill

Occupation: Tinsmith
Managed by: Lee Alison Francis Cahill
Last Updated:

About Frederick Daniel Cahill (Snr)

Research Notes

Source: Lee Cahill, 10 October 2012 (Last updated 24 October 2013)

Collaborators: If you would like to add to these notes, please do so under a heading 'Additional Notes' below and give your name. I would like to preserve the integrity of my original notes. Thanks.

  • A Frederick/Fred Daniel is listed as one of the children of James Cahill on both James Cahill's immigration record and death certificate.
  • There is a record on for the baptism of a Frederick Daniel of unknown surname,which gives the names of his parents as James and Catherine Cahill. The source is St. Francis Simon's Town Baptisms (1813 - 1932). The information listed here is based on that record (see Sources above or
  • The name of this ancestor and several descendants is spelt variously as 'Frederic' and 'Frederick in different records, so the spelling is uncertain. However, given the family's English ancestry, the spelling 'Frederick' is presumed to be more likely.
  • A list of descendants of Frederick Daniel Cahill (see Sources above) was supplied on 21 October 2013 by Alta le Roux, Le Roux Dorpshuis/Townhouse Museum, Hoogstraat 146 High Street, OUDTSHOORN, 6625 ( The date and place of death given here are based on this document (the Dorpshuis Document), as well as on Frederick Daniel's death certificate (see Sources).
  • Three individuals by the name of Frederick Daniel Cahill in the SA National Archives, presumably father, son and grandson. Wills and death notices indicate that their dates of death were 1861, 1903 and 1954 respectively, so it's unclear as to how Frederick Daniel (d. 1899) fits in.

Additional Notes Another Frederick Daniel Cahill, presumably related to the family in some way was born in 1932 and died in 1952 See "South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths, 1895-1972", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 June 2016), Frederick Daniel Cahill, 1952. He was single and 19 years old and died of Carbon Monoxide poisoning after a house fire.

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Frederick Daniel Cahill (Snr)'s Timeline

August 28, 1824
Simon's Town, Western Cape, South Africa
October 31, 1850
Age 26
George, Cape Colony (South Africa)
January 6, 1852
Age 27
George, Cape Colony (South Africa)
January 19, 1854
Age 29
George, Cape Colony (South Africa)
March 30, 1855
Age 30
Cape Colony (South Africa)
May 11, 1857
Age 32
Cape Colony (South Africa)
October 31, 1858
Age 34
Cape Colony (South Africa)
June 12, 1860
Age 35
Oudtshoorn, South Cape DC, Western Cape, South Africa