Lawrence Walsh Casey1

#19636, (circa May 1825 - circa 23 March 1873)
RelationshipGranduncle of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*Andrew Casey1 (s 1792 - 1838)
Mother*Ellen Walsh1 (c 1800 - 1835)


Sophia Roussin b. 1836, d. 1916
Children 1.Andrew Stephen Casey10 (1860 - )
 2.Mary Louisa Casey11 (1862 - 1863)
 3.Daniel Ambrose Casey+10 (1863 - 1943)
 4.Lawrence W Casey Jr.+10 (1866 - 1941)
 5.Charles Casey12 (1868 - 1868)
 6.Mary Ellen Casey13 (1868 - 1870)
 7.Clementine Casey+10 (1871 - 1944)
 8.Michael Roussin Casey14 (1871 - 1927)
 9.Catherine Bridget Casey10 (1872 - 1943)
 10.Aspasie Sophia Casey15 (1872 - )
He was a saddler.2 
Birth*circa May 1825He was born circa May 1825 at IrelandG.1 
November 1826He accompanied Andrew Casey and Ellen Walsh in November 1826 on board the ship Fame from Liverpool, along with George and Catherine Casey to New York, New York, age 1 yr. 4 mos.1 
Marriage12 August 1847He witnessed the marriage of Martha Anna Davidson and John Flynn on 12 August 1847.3 
Marriage*16 February 1860He married Sophia Roussin, daughter of Etienne Roussin and Aspasie Pelagie Valle, on 16 February 1860 at St. Joachim Church, Old Mines, Union Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.4
15 June 1860He and Sophia Roussin appeared on the census of 15 June 1860 at Potosi, Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.5 
circa 1864He registered for the military draft circa 1864 at Potosi, Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.2 
Marriage9 February 1868He witnessed the marriage of Isabella Quigley and Joseph W Haefner on 9 February 1868.6 
27 July 1870He and Sophia Roussin appeared on the census of 27 July 1870 at Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.7 
Death*circa 23 March 1873He died circa 23 March 1873 at Washington Co., MissouriG.8 
Burial*March 1873He was buried in March 1873 at St. Joachim Church Cemetery, Old Mines, Union Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.9 


  1. [S712] Passenger list of the Ship Fame, Master S. Lewis, burthen 374 44/75 tons, sailing from Liverpool to New York, arriving 15 Nov 1826, Andrew Casey, 34; Ellen Casey, 30; Ellen Seavey, 30; Mary Casey, 29; Mary Quinn, 20; John Casey, 11; Danl Casey, 4; Mary Casey, 5; Ellen Casey, 3; Lawrence Casey, 1y 6m; Francis, 2m; [p. 2] George Casey, 40; Catharine Casey, 36; Margt. Harrington, 16; John Casey, 9; Daniel Casey, 6; Andrew Casey, 5; Thomas Casey, 6m; Catharine Casey, 1y 6m; in Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York 1820–1897; Film M237 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service), Roll 9, Arrival 665, imgs. 314-316/1152.
  2. [S564] U.S. Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865, National Archives and Records Administration, online, MO 3rd Cong. Dist., Vol. 1, img. 57/196, No. 1755, line 12. L W Casey, age 34, res. Potosi, saddler, married, b. Ireland.
  3. [S2313] St. James's Church Parish Registers (Potosi, Missouri). Book A-2, p. 27, img 144/1060. John Flyn [sic] and Martha Anna Davidson, marr. 12 Aug 1847 by J T Higginbotham, with dispensation given from disparity of culture; witn. Michael Flynn, Lawrence W Casey, William Long, Eugene O'Mara, Andrew Casey, John Rozier, S M Burris, S J Harrison and Daniel Casey.
  4. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Microfilm images, online, Washington> Record images for Washington> 1860> img. 9/21. Register of St. Joachim Church. Old Mines, Washimgton Co. MO. February 16, 1860, in Washington Co. Mo. "I the undersigned have this day united in the holy Sacrament of Matrimony Lawrence W Casey and Sophia Roussin, banns St. Joachim Church Old Mines." W A Matthews, priest.
  5. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. L W (34), b. Ireland, livery Stable; Sophia (24), b. MO.
  6. [S2313] St. James's Church (Potosi) Registers. Book A-2, p. 50, img. 155/1060. Joseph W Haefner, son of Joseph W Haefner and Ellen Casey, and Isabella Quigly [sic], dau. of Francis Quigly and Isabella Merchant, marr. 9 Feb 1868; witn. Frank Harris, Pauline Harris, Daniel Casey, Ellen Haefner, Andrew Casey, John Flynn, Rosanna Flynn, John Haefner, Andrew F Casey, James Connolly, James Quigley, Wm Pierce, John Casey, Ed Casey, M J Casey, V Haefner, J Connolly, Andrew Pierce, L W Casey and John H Casey.
  7. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. L W (40), b. Ireland, livery stable keeper; Sophia (33), b. MO, keeps house.
  8. [S1808] Rootsweb Cemetery Records, online, Lawrence W Casey, bur. 26 Mar 1873, St. Joachim Cemetery, Washington Co. MO. Note: age 49, husb. of Sophia P Roussin.
  9. [S2206] St. Joachim's Church Cemetery, Washington County, MO, online Lawrence W Casey, age 49, 26 Mar 1873.
  10. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  11. [S1808] Rootsweb Cemetery Records, online, Mary Louisa Casey, d. (or bur.) 26 Jul 1863, age 10m 26d, bur. St. Joachim, Washington Co. MO. Note: dau. of L W and Sophia.
  12. [S2206] St. Joachim Cemetery, Washington Co. MO, online Charles Casey, son of L W and Sophie, d. 25 Jul 1868, age 17 days.
  13. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  14. [S2313] St. James's Church (Potosi) Registers. Book B, img. 439/1060. Michael Casey, son of L W Casey and Sophia Roussin, b. 15 Jan 1871, bapt. 22 Jan 1871 by M O'Rielly; sponsors James Mcalvaine [sic] and Elizabeth Flin (poss.) [Michael was the twin brother of Clementina Roussin].
  15. [S2313] St. James's Church (Potosi) Registers. Book B, img. 446/1060. Aspasi Sophia Casey and Catherine Bridget Casey, daus. of Laurence W Casey and Sophia P Casey, b. 26 Nov 1872, bapt. 1 Dec 1872 by P T Ring; sponsors (for Aspasi) Firman Desloge and Priscilla Flynn, and (for Catherine) William Teasdale and Aspasi Taylor.