McDougall, Catherine Cassie E.

Birth Name McDougall, Catherine Cassie E.
Gender female
Age at Death about 67 years


Most sources give the name of Cassie McDougall's husband as Charles Gripps from New York. Her husband was actually Charles CRIPPS. Charles Edwin Cripps from Nova Scotia and Cassie McDougald, daughter of Duncan and Elizabeth (McArthur) were married in Manhattan in 1887.

In the 1900 census, all members of the Charles Cripps household gave their birth place as New York. Cassie's date of birth was recorded as 1873 (age 26 in 1900) which did not seem likely, given that she had been married for 13 years by that time. Ten years later, Cassie Cripps' year of birth was the more reasonable 1862. Both Charles and Cassie gave their place of birth as Canada in this census. Children were Mary, Edward, Margaret, Annie, Beatrice.

There were three birth records for the children of Charles Cripps and Cassie McDougall in New York records: an unnamed male in 1888; one for Margaret Grace in 1891 (which does not match the daughter named Maggie in the census records), and one for Beatrice, born in 1894. These daughters do not match the names and ages of the children in the 1900 census, and Cassie's statement that she had had 4 children, all living. In the 1910 census, Cassie said 5 children, 4 living. There were death records for a daughter Beatrice, born in 1901, who died in 1902 and later, for Mary in 1918.

What seems likely is that the daughter as Margaret Grace, born June 1891, was called Annie Grace, born June 1892 in the 1900 census, and another daughter was named Margaret, born about 1896.

In 1920, Cassie was a widow living with her son, Edward A. Cripps. None of her daughters were in the household. I was unable to find Catherine/Cassie in any further census records, including New York 1925, and US Federal 1930. Annie married Frank Love.

Name: Katherine Cripps
Birth Year: abt 1867
Age: 58
Death Date: 14 May 1925
Death Place: Queens, New York, USA
Certificate Number: 2569

Edward, on his marriage record, gave his parents' names as Charles E. Cripps, born Nova Scotia, and Katherine MacDougall, born Canada.

1900 US census:
Head Charles E Cripps M 45 New York
Wife Cassie Cripps F 27 New York
Daughter Mary Cripps F 12 New York
Son Eddie Cripps M 11 New York
Daughter Annie Cripps F 8 New York
Daughter Maggie Cripps F 4 New York

Name: Cassie Cripps - 1910 census
Event Place: Queens Ward 2, Queens, New York
Marital Status: Married
Immigration Year: 1887
Birthplace: Canada
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Canada
SELF Charles C Cripps M 60y Canada
WIFE Cassie Cripps F 48y Canada
DAU Mary Cripps F 22y New York
SON Edward Cripps M 21y New York
DAU Annie Cripps F 18y New York
DAU Margaret Cripps F 16y New York
SIS Margaret Heckman F 63y Canada (Charles' sister)
Citing this Record "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 05 Jun 2013), Cassie Cripps in entry for Charles E Cripps, 1900.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1858 Lot 12, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death 1925 New York, United States Death notice, Brooklyn NY Daily Star, 1925  
Residence 1900 Queens, Queens, New York    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McDougall, DuncanSeptember 18, 18261910
Mother McArthur, ElizabethMarch 23, 1828April 11, 1917
    Sister     McDougall, Eleanore Ann about 1853 1922
    Brother     McDougall, Cornelius about 1855 March 20, 1937
    Sister     McDougall, Sarah Alice June 6, 1857 December 16, 1906
         McDougall, Catherine Cassie E. about 1858 1925
    Sister     McDougall, Winifred “Winnie” 1862 February 21, 1882
    Sister     McDougall, Mary M. about 1865 December 7, 1891
    Brother     McDougall, Alexander Bannerman June 25, 1867 1943


Family of Cripps, Charles Edward and McDougall, Catherine Cassie E.

Married Husband Cripps, Charles Edward ( * about 1850 + December 25, 1910 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 7, 1887 Manhattan, New York from census records and NY Marriage Index  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Cripps, MaryApril 1888February 12, 1918
Cripps, Edward ArthurDecember 2, 1888June 1958
Cripps, Margaret GraceJune 3, 1891before 1894
Cripps, Annie GraceJune 1892
Cripps, BeatriceMarch 22, 1894April 10, 1902
Cripps, Margaret MaggieApril 1894May 1975