Michael Sullivan1

#6868, (circa 1815 - 1856)
Father*Daniel Sullivan1 (c 1790 - )
Mother*Mary Desmond1 (s 1792 - )


Ellen Casey b. c 1823, d. 1891
Children 1.Mary Ellen Sullivan+2 (c 1845 - 1878)
 2.Francis J Sullivan+2 (c 1849 - c 1889)
Birth*circa 1815He was born circa 1815 at Co. Cork, IrelandG.2 
Marriage*3 November 1842He married Ellen Casey, daughter of Andrew Casey and Ellen Walsh, on 3 November 1842 at Old Cathedral, St. Louis, Missouri.1,3
2 December 1850He and Ellen Casey appeared on the census of 2 December 1850 at District 7, Dubuque Co., IowaG.4 
Death*1856He died in 1856 at IowaG.2 


  1. [S56] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: Early U.S. French Catholic Church Records (Montreal: Institut Généalogique Drouin, after 1940), St. Louis, Marriages 1840-1849, Register of Marriages at the Cathedral of St. Louis, Mo., 1842, p. 164, img. 88/230: [margin] Michael Sullivan & Helen [sic] Casey; [text] 3 Nov 1842; Michael Sullivan son of Daniel and Mary Sullivan; Ellen [sic] Casey, dau. of Andrew Casey and [blank space] "in the presence of several witnesses;" [signed] M J Sullivan and Ellen Sullivan; witnesses C L Sullivan, E Hammond, Jas Beakey [or Blakey?]; [signed] Jos. A. Lutz. Online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S1788] Ron Seymour, "The Michael Sullivan Family", Dubuque County IAGenWeb : Michael O'Sullivan (later Sullivan), b. Co. Cork Ireland ca. 1815, son of Mary Desmond O'Sullivan and unknown father; two sisters. Migration first to Troy NY, arr. Dubuque IA 1836. Married 1842, in St. Louis, Ellen Casey, b. Fermoy, Co. Cork Ireland, 25 Nov 1824. Two children, Mary Ellen and Francis J. Michael d. 1856, bur. old Third Street Cemetery, online iagenweb.org/dubuque/family/Sullivan_M.htm.
  3. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Microfilm images, online Ancestry.com, p. 444, img. 108/134. Michael Sullivan and Ellen Casey, marr. 3 Nov 1842, by Jos. Lutz, Catholic priest.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Michael J (35), b. Ireland, miner, real estate value $8000; Ellen (26), b. Ireland.