56. Lt.Gen. John Kennedy5 McCAUSLAND (Marcus Langford4, Dominick3, Marcus2, Col. Robert1) was born in Ireland on 1 June 1803. John died on 23 July 1879 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, at 76 years of age at Melrose Villa.
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 Coward (Conrad) FAITHFULL and Maria AGG. Emma died on 28 July 1889 in England, at 72 years of age. 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); 1846, 8 November - Major, 70th Regt NI; 1849, 7 June - Lt.Colonel, 70th Regt NI; 1854 - Lt.Colonel, 50th Regt NI; 1859 - received the Companion Order of Bath (C.B.); 1860, 20 January to 1861, 13 February - commanded the Gwalior; District 1861 - retired as a Lt.General;
He 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:
80 i. Lt. John Kennedy6 McCAUSLAND was born in India in 1829.(2) John died on 2 July 1865 in Almora, India, at 36 years of age of hepititis.(3)
Lt.Gen. John Kennedy McCAUSLAND and Emma FAITHFULL had the following children:
81 ii. Maria McCAUSLAND < was born in Subatoo, India on 13 July 1835.(4) Maria died on 20 July 1836 in Subatoo, India, at 1 year of age.
+ 82 iii. Maj-Gen. William Henry McCAUSLAND was born on 11 May 1836.(5)
83 iv. Emma McCAUSLAND was born in Subatoo, India on 16 August 1837.(6) Emma died in 1857 in Cawnpore, India, at 19 years of age.(7) She married R Captain LOWIS in 1857.(8) R died in 1857 in Cawnpore, India.(9)
84 v. Caroline McCAUSLAND < was born in Subatoo, India on 18 November 1838.(10)
85 vi. Charles Kennedy McCAUSLAND was born in Akyab, India on 25 June 1844.(11) Charles died in 1878 at 34 years of age.(12)
86 vii. Alfred Augustus McCAUSLAND was born in Akyab, India on 26 October 1845.(13) Alfred died in 1891 at 45 years of age.(14)
87 viii. Clara Lumley McCAUSLAND was born in Mussoorie, India on 3 March 1848.(15) She married Turner Poulter CLARKE in 1871.(16) Turner died after 1900.(17)
88 ix. Arthur Kennedy McCAUSLAND was born in Landour, India on 14 October 1850.(18) He married Frances DOYLE after 1880.(19) Frances died before 1909 in St. Paul, MN.(20)
+ 89 x. Chester Stanley McCAUSLAND was born on 10 August 1854.(21)
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