Morgan J Casey1

#19896, (1 July 1835 - 27 January 1913)
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*John Casey1 (c 1787 - 1858)
Mother*Margaret Mulvey1 (c 1805 - 1854)


Julia Gray b. c 1847, d. 1889
Children 1.Clara Clancy Casey15 (1879 - 1961)
 2.John Casey16 (1881 - 1881)
 3.Benjamin Gray Casey17 (1883 - 1951)
 4.Reginia N Casey17 (1885 - 1972)
 5.Ferdinand Morgan Casey17 (1887 - )
He was a farmer.2 
Birth*1 July 1835He was born on 1 July 1835 at Washington Co., MissouriG; (death cert. has 4 Jul 1834, 1900 census has Jul 1836, cemetery record has 1835.)3 
Baptism9 July 1835He was baptized on 9 July 1835 at St. James's Church, Potosi, Washington Co., MissouriG.3 
12 November 1850He appeared on the census of 12 November 1850 in the household of John Casey and Margaret Mulvey, age 13, b. MO; (neis. Firnin and Cynthia Deskoges, fam. 1061; John and Ellen Haefner, fam. 1067.)4 
before 25 December 1858In John Casey's will dated before 25 December 1858, Morgan J Casey was named as an heir.5 
15 June 1860He appeared on the census of 15 June 1860 at Potosi, Washington Co., MissouriG.6 
Marriage9 February 1868He witnessed the marriage of Isabella Quigley and Joseph W Haefner on 9 February 1868.7 
26 July 1870He and John Casey Jr. appeared on the census of 26 July 1870 at Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.8 
Marriage*3 April 1879He married Julia Gray, daughter of Dr. Benjamin Gray and Nancy F Gordon, on 3 April 1879 at Washington Co., MissouriG.9 
1 June 1880He appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 in the household of Sophia Tatum at Potosi, Washington Co., MissouriG, brother-in-law, age 44, b. MO, farmer.10 
Baptism20 July 1884He sponsored the baptism of William Henry Casey on 20 July 1884.11 
20 June 1900He appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 at Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.12 
15 April 1910He appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.13 
Death*27 January 1913He died on 27 January 1913 at Potosi, Washington Co., MissouriG, at age 77.14 
Burial*29 January 1913He was buried on 29 January 1913 at St. James's Church Cemetery, Potosi, Washington Co., MissouriG.14 


  1. [S1809] History of Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Crawford & Gasconade Counties, Missouri (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1888), pp. 976-978.
  2. [S520] VWH, census records.
  3. [S2313] St. James's Church Parish Registers (Potosi, Missouri). B-26, img. 349/1060. Morgan William [sic] Casey, son of John Casey and Margaret Mulvey, b. 1 Jul 1835, bapt. 9 Jul 1835 by L Tucker; sponsors Morgan Casey and Elonor [sic] O'Brien. [Note: margin entry has "W Morgan Casey"]
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John Sr. (63), b. Ireland, merchant, real estate value $25000; Margaret (45), b. Ireland.
  5. [S1815] Missouri Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988, online, Washington Co.> Will Records, Vol C-D, 1846-1909, img. 62/469, p. 127. Will of John Casey of Washington Co. [no date]. Mentions son William, son Morgan, daus. Catherine and Joanna (shares to be held in trust by son John) and son Andrew; sons Andrew and John named Executors. Proved 10 Jan 1859 [Margaret d. 1848; does not name Francis, but does ask that the remainder of the estate after bequests be distributed evenly among all his children].
  6. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Morgan (24), b. MO, farmer.
  7. [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.
  8. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Morgan J (33), b. MO; John (38), b. MO; res. in Hotel of John C Matthew.
  9. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Microfilm images, online, Washington Co.> Record images> 1879, img. 5/17, p. 358. Morgan J Casey and Julia Gray, marr. 3 Feb 1879 by __ McDonald, Catholic priest.
  10. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Sophia (37), wid., b. MO, father b. DE, mother b. IL, boarding house keeper.
  11. [S2313] St. James's Church (Potosi) Registers. Book D, p. 31, img. 487/1060. William Henry Casey, son of Andrew F Casey and Lizzie Crane, b. 2 Jul 1884, bapt. 20 Jul 1884 by R J Healy; sponsors Morgan J Casey and Mrs. B Casey.
  12. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Morgan (63), b. MO Jul 1836, parents b. Ireland, wid., farmer.
  13. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Morgan J (71), wid., b. MO, parents b. Ireland, farmer.
  14. [S1399] Missouri Death Certificates (1910- ), File No. 3965, Reg. No. 6, Reg. Dist. 887, Primary Reg. Dist. 4538. Morgan J Casey, b. Potosi MO 4 Jul 1834, son of John Casey and Margaret Mulvey, both b. Ireland; wid., farmer; d. Potosi, Washington Co. MO, 27 Jan 1913, age 78y 6m 23d, La Grippe; inf. M H Casey, Potosi MO; bur. Potosi MO 29 Jan 1913, online
  15. [S1399] Missouri Death Certificates (1910- ), File No. 61-012377, Reg. No. 20,, Reg. Dist. 366, Primary Reg. Dist. 4536. Clara Clancy Casey, b. Potosi MO 25 Oct 1879, dau. of Morgan Casey and Julia Gray; single, housewife, res. East High Street, Potosi, Washington Co. MO; d. at res. 29 Mar 1961, age 81, arterio-sclerosis; inf. Regina Casey, Potosi MO; bur. St. James Cemetery, Potosi MO, 31 Mar 1961.
  16. [S2205] St. James's Church Cemetery, Washington County, MO, online, no image. John Casey, son of Morgan James Casey and Julia Gray, b. 7 Aug 1881, d. 25 Aug 1881.
  17. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.