Johanna Casey

Female 1884 - 1979  (95 years)


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  • Name Johanna Casey 
    Nickname Hannah or Nan 
    Born 13 Apr 1884  Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 18 Apr 1884  St. Anne's, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Midwife (dates not known) 
    Residence Between 1944 and 1948  206 Brookside, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 58B0B7D8D6E10F4F8C1D0F314E79B89EB205 
    Died 1 Oct 1979  Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 3 Oct 1979  Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I74  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2010 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Catherine MacDonald,   b. Abt 9 Apr 1855, North East Mabou, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1935, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1875  Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses Edward Farrell & Catherine Casey witnessed the Casey-MacDonald marriage 
    Notes 
    • Registration Year: 1875 - Book: 1804 - Page: 109 - Number: 101
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alban Alphonse Boutilier,   b. 13 Dec 1878, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1976, Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1903  St. Anne's, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Minister Married to Johanna Casey by Rev. James J. Walsh 
    Witnesses Charles Boutilier & Bella Casey witnessed the Casey/Boutilier marriage 
    Children 
     1. Cecilia Margaret Boutilier,   b. 30 Jan 1904, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1991, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Joseph Boutilier,   b. 12 Dec 1904, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 12 Dec 1904, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Thomas Sylvester Boutilier,   b. 8 Oct 1907, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1993, Riverdale, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Peter Joseph Boutilier,   b. 11 Aug 1909, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1996, Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John William Ryan,   b. 25 Oct 1880, Mulgrave, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1935, Mulgrave, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1918  Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses Mrs. Mellville and Percy Ashley witnessed the Ryan-Casey/Boutilier marriage 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Sponsors at Baptism were Mr & Mrs Norman Morrison. Baptized by Alex Chisholm. (Source-parish registers of St. Anne's, located at Beaton Institute)

      She was between 5'11'' and 6'0'' tall.

      Johanna Casey's first name is also rendered in various documents as Hannah, Anna, and Nan.

      M2071, RG 2064 (Alphabetical manifest cards of Alien arrivals at Vanceboro, Maine) Johanna Ryan arrived at Vanceboro, ME October 25, 1935. She was a resident of Glace Bay and gave her father Thomas Casey as contact there. She stated that she had been in the US on 7/1933, in Brooklyn. She was going to her son Thomas Boutilier at 427 Pacific Street. Her height is given as 5'11'', brown/grey hair, brown eyes

      Johanna Casey seems to have moved to Halifax at some point between 1911 and 1918, leaving perhaps all three of her children to be raised by their grandparents or other relatives(?). In Halifax she married her second husband, a soldier, John W. Ryan of Mulgrave, Guysborough. (Hannah Boutilier and John W. Ryan, Civil Marriage Registration Nova Scotia, 1918, Halifax County, Book 6 Number 41) After the marriage she lived with her husband in Mulgrave. Following John Ryan's death, Johanna returned home to her father's house at Brookside, Glace Bay. After her son Peter Boutilier (also residing at Brookside) retired from mining in the mid-late 1960s, she moved with Peter and his large family to Waterloo, Ontario, where she died.

      Johanna Casey Ryan filed a delayed birth registration on July 23, 1935 while living at 134 Brookside Caledonia Mines (her father's address) (NS Civ Reg "Book 1904 pg 7140509")

      1948 white pages, Glace Bay
      Johanna Ryan, h 206 Brookside

      "RYAN, Mrs. Johanna- On Monday, October 1, 1979, at St. Mary's Hospital, Johanna Ryan, age 94 years, of 215 Cornwall St., Waterloo. She was born in Glace Bay, N.S., and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine Casey; wife of the late John W. Ryan. Mother of Peter Boutilier of Waterloo, Thomas Boutilier and Mrs. Cecilia Bates, both of Long Island, N.Y. Also survived by 10 granddchildren, Joan (Mrs. John McIntyre), Mrs. Cecilia Filipitsch, Mrs. Margaret Martin, Thomas, Peter, Arnold, Reginald and Helen, all of Kitchener and Waterloo, Thomas and Michael Boutilier, both of New York. Also survived by 19 great-grandchildren. Resting at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, after 7 p.m. this evening, for the parish prayers Tuesday, at 8 p.m. Prayers Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., followed by the funeral mass at 10 a.m., at St. Michael's RC Church, Waterloo. Internment Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. " from Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Oct. 1, 1979, p. 27.

      Johanna Ryan is interred at Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo, Ontario, Sec C, lot 628 grave 2. Interred October 3 1979.