Catherine Casey1

#19956, (circa April 1818 - 24 July 1838)
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*Francis Casey1 (c 1795 - )
Mother*Catherine Doherty2 (s 1800 - b 1830)


Michael Downey b. s 1812
Children 1.Margaret Downey+10 (1837 - 1914)
 2.____ Downey11 (c 1838 - 1838)
Her married name was Downey. 
Birth*circa April 1818She was born circa April 1818 at Co. Cork, IrelandG.1,3 
Baptism14 April 1818She was baptized on 14 April 1818 at St. Fanahan’s (now Immaculate Conception) Church, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork, IrelandG.4 
1830She appeared on the census of 1830 in the household of Francis Casey at Breton (then Britton) Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.5 
Marriage*9 January 1836She married Michael Downey on 9 January 1836 at St. James's Church, Potosi, Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.6,7 
Death*24 July 1838She died on 24 July 1838 at Washington Co., MissouriG.8,9 
Burial*July 1838She was buried in July 1838 at St. James's Church Cemetery, Potosi, Washington Co., MissouriG.8 


  1. [S1813] Andrew Casey Probate File, St. Louis, Missouri (1895-1898), No. 21510 (microfilm C39583), Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, Missouri (summary linked to Source below), named as Catherine Downey, née Casey, dau. of Francis and mother of Margaret Doyen, née Downey, of Richwoods, Washington Co. MO.
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S2204] Mitchelstown Parish Registers 1792-1881, Cloyne Diocese, Mitchelstown Parish, Co. Cork, Ireland (National Library of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland), Microfilm 04992 / 02, img. 32/196, p. 53. Cath., child of Francis Casey and Cath. Doherty of G[eorge Street], bapt. 14 Apr 1818; sponsors John Gearon (or Gedron) and Mary Crow. Online
  4. [S2204] Mitchelstown Parish Registers 1792-1881, Cloyne Diocese, Microfilm 04992 / 02, img. 32/196, p. 53. Cath., child of Francis Casey and Cath. Doherty of G[eorge Street], bapt. 14 Apr 1818; sponsors John Gearon and Mary Crow.
  5. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Francis (20-29); m (5-9) [Thomas]; f (10-14) [dau. Catherine], f (5-9) [Margaret], f (<5) [Ellen]. Wife Catherine prob. deceased, and child Andrew prob. deceased. Francis's children Catherine, Margaret, Thomas and Ellen are the ones named in the probate of Andrew Casey in 1897, also an indication that Andrew died young.
  6. [S2313] St. James's Church Parish Registers (Potosi, Missouri). Book A (A-2), p. 7, img. 134/1060. Michael Downy [sic], son of Thomas Downy and Margaret Buchee, and Catharine Casy [sic], dau. of Francis Casey and Catherine Dorhorty [sic], marr. 9 jan 1836 by Lewis Tucker, priest; witn. Francis Casey, John Casey and Margrate [sic] Casey.
  7. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Microfilm images, online, Washington Co.> Record images> 1836, img. 1/14, p. 131. Michael Downey and Catherine Casey (with consent of her parents), marr. 9 Jan 1836 by Lewis Tucker, Roman Catholic priest.
  8. [S2206] St. Joachim's Church Cemetery, Washington County, MO, online No image. Catherine Casey, wife of Michael Downey, d. 24 Jul 1838.
  9. [S1813] Andrew Casey Probate File No. 21510, Affadavit made 6 Aug 1897 of Catherine Clancy, dau. of John Casey (paternal uncle of Andrew Casey), in support of the petition of Margaret Palmer, dau. of Francis Casey (paternal uncle of Andrew Casey), naming Frank Casey's children as 1. Margaret (now Palmer), 2. Catherine (dec. wife of Michael Downey), 3. Thomas, deceased, 4. Ellen, deceased. Imgs. 49-50/394.
  10. [S1399] Missouri Death Certificates (1910- ), File No. 72[illegible], Reg. No. 4, Reg. Dist. 889, Primary Reg. Dist. 6175. Margaret Doyen, b. Potosi MO 2 May 1837, dau. of Michael Downey (b. Ireland) and Catherine Casey (b. Potosi MO); wid., housewife; d. Richwoods Twp., Washington Co. 28 Feb 1914, age 76y 9m 26d, pneumonia; inf. Thomas E Doyen; bur. St. Stevens [sic] Cemetery 1 Mar 1914, online
  11. [S2206] St. Joachim Cemetery, Washington Co. MO, online No image. Infant Downey, child of Michael Downey and Catherine Casey, bur. 28 Aug 1838, age 5 weeks.