Freda Louise McGillivary

Female 1896 - 1973  (76 years)


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  • Name Freda Louise McGillivary 
    Born 10 Jun 1896  Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 16 Jun 1896  St. Anne's, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 4E4F15A2831F2E41BD321DEC260EA2FE3103 
    Died 1973  Baddeck? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1973  St. Michael (new), Baddeck, Victoria, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1295  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2010 

    Father James Casey,   b. 19 Apr 1869, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1915, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Lillian "Lillie" Russell,   b. 19 Mar 1872, Berne, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Daniel McNeil,   b. 1894, Baddeck, Victoria, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1966, Baddeck, Victoria, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1915  Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses Michael McKinnon and Minnie McNeil witnessed the McNeil-Casey marriage 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth/baptism date and place comes from "Nova Scotia Antigonish Catholic Diocese 1823-1905" at pilot.familysearch.org (2010)

      "John D. [son of Hector P. and Ann MacNeil, MacNeils Vale] a customs officer in Baddeck married Freda Casey, Glace Bay and had a son Neil" from "All Call Iona Home" by S. MacNeil.

      Delayed registration of birth "Book 1896, pg. 99100897. Includes letter from Dominion Bureau of Statistics dated Dec 9, 1965 to Mrs. John D. McNeil of Baddeck, NS. Birth mother is named as Christine McGillivary. Father not named.

      "During the summer of 1914 I met and later became intimately acquainted with Freda Casey of Glace Bay N.S. where she lived with her foster parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Casey. I was told at that time by her and her mother that she was eighteen. I never had cause to doubt this. " signed by John D. McNeil at Baddeck, 23 Dec 1965.

      James and Lily Casey were the sponsors of Freda's 1896 baptism at St. Ann's (as Louise McGillivary)

      McNeil-Casey marriage cert is Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia Civil Registration Marriage Registration Year: 1915 - Book: 22 - Page: 733

      In the Morning: Veterans of Victoria County by W. James McDonald p. 164 indicates that John Daniel McNeil (spouse of Freda Casey) was a World War I veteran, born January 25 1894,and was a Corporal in the 85th battalion of the Canadian Infantry. He was buried in St. Michael's Cemetery in Baddeck.