Thomas Casey

Male Abt 1811 - 1881  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Thomas Casey 
    Born Abt 1811  Drangan, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence Between 1860 and 1862  River Head, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 1866  NS from NF for opening of Caledonia Colliery at Glace Bay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1867  Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    coal cutter (otherwise, usu. "laborer") 
    Occupation 1871  Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    laborer (acc to 1871 Census of Canada) 
    _UID 65EB5FE8F5F67B4C8F3B3428A2A9551423ED 
    Died 6 Feb 1881  Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried First Catholic Cemetery of Glace Bay, King Edward St, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I153  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2015 

    Father Hypothetical Casey,   b. Abt 1780, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Johanna Dunne,   b. Abt 1834, St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1920, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1853  Basilica of St. John, St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • marriage witnesses James Neile and Ellen Dunn
    Children 
     1. Thomas Casey,   b. Abt 13 Feb 1853, St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1853, St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Casey,   b. Abt 2 Apr 1854, St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1944, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
     3. Catherine Casey,   b. Abt 1 Jun 1856, St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1895 and 1901  (Age ~ 38 years)
     4. John Casey,   b. Abt 5 Apr 1858, River Head in St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871, Newfoundland or Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 12 years)
     5. Mary Anne Casey,   b. Abt 2 May 1860, River Head in St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Edward Casey,   b. Abt 9 May 1862, River Head in St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     7. Patrick Casey,   b. 14 Feb 1864, St. John's, Newfoundland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1957, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     8. Margaret Casey,   b. 1 Jan 1867, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1867, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. 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)
     10. Michael Casey,   b. 17 Oct 1871, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1917, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1871 Census of Canada, Lingan Mines, Division 2
      CASSEY, Thomas, 60, Ireland, laborer
      --------------, Johanah, 38, Newfoundland
      --------------, Thomas, 17, Newfoundland, miner
      --------------, Catherine, 15, Newfoundland
      --------------, Maryann, 11, Newfoundland
      --------------, Edward, 9, Newfoundland
      --------------, Patrick, 7, Newfoundland
      --------------, James, 2, NS

      Thomas Casey's date of death comes from the inscription on his tombstone monument.

      Household, 1881 Census of Canada

      Name Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
      Johannah CASEY W Female Irish 44 Newfoundland Roman Catholic
      Michl. CASEY Male Irish 9 Nova Scotia Roman Catholic
      James CASEY Male Irish 12 Nova Scotia Roman Catholic
      Patk. CASEY Male Irish 14 Newfoundland Miner Roman Catholic
      Edward CASEY Male Irish 18 Newfoundland Roman Catholic
      Kate CASEY Female Irish 25 Newfoundland Roman Catholic
      Source Information:
      Census Place Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
      Family History Library Film 1375802
      NA Film Number C-13166
      District 6
      Sub-district I
      Page Number 137
      Household Number 591

      Excerpts from some Casey-related entries in St. Ann's parish records that are "problematic":

      1894 Josephine Casey to James & Catherine Casey sponsors Joseph MacIntyre Catherine Gillis [James & Lillian Casey?]


      1873-Mary Ann Casey is a sponsor of Richard & Agnes Petrie's daughter Mary Elizabeth Petrie's baptism. [Mary Ann is probably not Thomas Casey's daughter Mary Ann Casey, born 1860)
      1878-Edward Casey is a sponsor of Michael & Elizabeth Campbell's daughter Margaret Campbell's baptism.; 1883 Edward Casey sponsor of John & Elizabeth Whalen's daughter Elizabeth baptism