He married Emma FAITHFULL on 26 July 1834 in Simla, India. Emma was born on 16 October 1816 in India.(1) Emma was the daughter of Col. William Conrad FAITHFULL (see the Faithfull Family) and Maria AGG. Emma died on 28 July 1889 in England, at 72 years of age. She was christened on 24 April 1817 in the Church of England in Cossipore, India.(2)
John Kennedy McCausland spent 43 years of his life in India as an officer in the East India Company and, at the close of his service, the British Army. He rose from Lieutenant to retire as a Lieutenant General.
His career highlights were:
1818 - entered the Bengal Army 1830 to 1845, Captain, 70th Regiment Bengal Native Infantry (NI) 8 November 1846 - Major, 70th Regt NI 7 June 1849 - Lt.Colonel, 70th Regt NI 1854 - Lt.Colonel, 50th Regt NI 1859 - awarded the Companion Order of Bath (C.B.) 20 January 1860 to 13 February 1861 - commanded the Gwalior District 1861 - retired as a Lt.GeneralHe returned to Cheltenham, England sometime before 1865 and remained there until his death in 1879.
He had one son, John, by Ann McQuire, but there is no evidence that they were ever married. His wife, Emma Faithfull, was the daughter of another career military officer in India, Colonel William Conrad Faithfull. No marriage record of John Kennedy McCausland and Emma Faithfull has been found in India. It is possible that they returned to England to marry.
Lt.Gen. John Kennedy McCAUSLAND and Ann McQUIRE had the following child:
19 i. Lt. John Kennedy9 McCAUSLAND was born in India in1829.(3) John died on 2 July 1865 in Almora, India, at 36 years of age hepititis.(4)
Lt.Gen. John Kennedy McCAUSLAND and Emma FAITHFULL had the following children:
20 ii. Marie McCAUSLAND was born in Subatoo, India on 13 July 1835.(5) Marie died on 20 July 1836 in Subatoo, India, at 1 year of age. She was christened on 21 October 1835 in the Church of England in Simla, India.(6)
+ 21 iii. Maj-Gen. William Henry McCAUSLAND was born on 11 May 1836.(7)
22 iv. Emma McCAUSLAND was born in Subatoo, India on 16 August 1837.(8) She was christened on 1 April 1838 in the Church of England in Subatoo, India.(9)
23 v. Caroline McCAUSLAND was born in Subatoo, India on 18 November 1838.(10) She was christened on 20 February 1839 in the Church of England in Subatoo, India.(11)
24 vi. Charles Kennedy McCAUSLAND was born in Akyab, India on 25 June 1844.(12) He was christened on 13 December 1844 in the Church of England in Almora, India.(13)
25 vii. Alfred Augustus McCAUSLAND was born in Akyab, India on 26 October 1845.(14) He was christened on 23 November 1845 in the Church of England in Almora, India.(15)
26 viii. Clara Lumley McCAUSLAND was born in Mussoorie, India on 3 March 1848.(16) She was christened on 26 May 1848 in the Church of England in Landour, India.(17)
27 ix. Arthur Kennedy McCAUSLAND was born in Landour, India on 14 October 1850.(18) He was christened on 20 December 1850 in the Church of England in Landour, India.(19)
+ 28 x. Stanley Chester McCAUSLAND was born on 10 August 1854.(20)
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