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Agnes Emerson Cargill
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Birth: 1822, Ireland
Death: Jul. 4, 1877
Oceana County
Michigan, USA

Children of Agnes & David Cargill are:

1. James Cargill (1850-1931) m. Loretta Whisler & Addie J. Keech;
2. John Cargill (1852-?) m. Alice;
3. Eliza Cargill (abt. 1853-?);
4. Henry Cargill (1856-1939) m. Nellie S. Cole;
5. William D. Cargill (1858-1941) m. Mary & Cynthia A. Hughes;
6. Matilda Cargill (abt. 1859-?);
7. Mary Cargill (abt. 1861-?);
8. Agnes Cargill (abt. 1863-?)

"The Cargills were of Scottish descent, but during the wars, some fled to Ireland and other countries. David's ancestors were living in Northern Ireland and, in 1825, boarded a ship bound for America. They landed in Montreal, where David Cargill was born. They settled in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

In 1865, David Cargill, enlisted in the last call for volunteers in the Union Army, which gave him the privilege of acquiring a homestead in the USA. He crossed into Michigan at Port Huron, took a train to Grand Haven, Michigan; then by small steamship to Pentwater which, at the time, was just a small sawmill town.
David & Agnes had eight children... [see above]

This family of ten stayed with a family in Smith Corners for a month while locating a homestead, finally settling in Section 36, Weare Township. They walked and carried their few belongings the five miles along Indian trails and virgin timber to the homestead."

Information from the Oceana County Historical Society (Est. 1967) Book: Volume 1, Oceana County History, 1990: Page 226 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  David Cargill (1825 - 1904)
 
 Children:
  James Cargill (1850 - 1931)*
  John Cargill (1852 - 1935)*
  Henry Cargill (1856 - 1939)*
  William D. Cargill (1858 - 1941)*
  Agnes Cargill Barney (1863 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
" AGED 65Y"
"WHEN WE LEAVE THIS WORLD OF CHARGES: WHEN WE LEAVE THIS WORLD OF CARE: WE SHALL FIND OUR MISSING LOVE ONES: IN OUR FATHER'S MASION FAIR"
 
Burial:
Hart Cemetery
Hart
Oceana County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Sec B, B1, 10, lot 4
 
Created by: Diana M. Cole
Record added: Aug 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9370740
Agnes <i>Emerson</i> Cargill
Added by: Diana M. Cole
 
Agnes <i>Emerson</i> Cargill
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Added by: Rick Trommater
 
 
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- Diana M. Cole
 Added: May. 14, 2009
Given with love, honor, & respect to the mother of my Great-Grand Uncle Henry. May you always be remembered and loved. Rest in heavenly peace.
- Diana M. Cole
 Added: Sep. 15, 2004
 
 
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