Michael Downey1

#19957, (say 1812 - )

Family 1

Catherine Casey b. c 1818, d. 1838
Children 1.Margaret Downey+5 (1837 - 1914)
 2.____ Downey6 (c 1838 - 1838)

Family 2

Eliza Ann Hopkins b. c 1821
Children 1.Sarah A Downey7 (c 1842 - )
 2.Mary J Downey+7 (c 1844 - 1913)
 3.Emily Jane Downey7 (c 1847 - )
Birth*say 1812He was born say 1812.1 
Marriage*9 January 1836He married Catherine Casey, daughter of Francis Casey and Catherine Doherty, on 9 January 1836 at St. James Church, Potosi, Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.2,1 
Marriage*circa 1839He married Eliza Ann Hopkins circa 1839.3 
1840He and Eliza Ann Hopkins appeared on the census of 1840 at Liberty Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.4 


  1. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Microfilm images, online Ancestry.com, 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.
  2. [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.
  3. [S2222] Ancestry.com "Our Ever Growing Tree" Family Tree, gypsy1118, owner, online Ancestry.com. No citation given. Eliza Ann Hopkins, b. Mineral Point, Washington Co. MO, Jan 1820 [but no older than 19 in 1840 census], parents unk., marr. Michael Downey ca. 1844.
  4. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Michael (30-39), F (15-19) [Eliza Ann]; f (<5) [Margaret].
  5. [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 http://s1.sos.mo.gov/mdh
  6. [S2206] St. Joachim's Church Cemetery, Washington County, MO, online http://washington.mogenweb.org/cemetery/stjoachima.html. No image. Infant Downey, child of Michael Downey and Catherine Casey, bur. 28 Aug 1838, age 5 weeks.
  7. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.