James Whelan1,2

#26990, (circa 1833 - 1878)
Father*____ Whelan3 (s 1795 - )
Mother*____ _____3 (s 1800 - )


Mary Casey b. 1839, d. 1920
Children 1.Patrick Whelan7 (1860 - )
 2.Margaret Whelan+8 (c 1865 - 1956)
 3.James Whelan Jr.8 (c 1869 - )
 4.Catherine Whelan+9 (1872 - 1937)
 5.Michael Whelan8 (c 1874 - )
 6.John Whelan8 (c 1876 - )
Birth*circa 1833He was born circa 1833 at IrelandG.2 
Marriage*8 May 1859He married Mary Casey, daughter of George Casey and Catharine Harrington, on 8 May 1859 at St. Joachim Church, Old Mines, Union Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.4,5,1 
18 June 1860He and Mary Casey appeared on the census of 18 June 1860 at 1st Ward, St. Louis, Missouri; (neis. Michael (40), stone mason, and Anna (38) Whelan, fam. 1642.)2 
Death*1878He died in 1878.6 
Burial*1878He was buried in 1878 at St. Joachim Church Cemetery, Old Mines, Union Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.6 


  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), Mary Casey, named as Mary Whalen [sic], co-petitioner with her brother George J Casey, 23 Aug 1895.
  2. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. James (26), b. Ireland, stone mason, real estate value $1600, personal estate $150; Mary (21), b. MO.
  3. [S520] VWH.
  4. [S2314] St. Joachim's Church Parish Registers (Old Mines, Missouri). Marriages Vol. 1, p. 47, img. 622/942. James Whelan, son of Patrick Wheland and Margaret King, and Mary Casey, dau. of George Casey and Catherine Harrington, marr. 8 May 1859 by Jas. Fox; witn. Laurence Casey, Anne Whelan, Morgan Casey, John Flynn, Jno. H Casey, Catherine Casey, Margarett Casey, Andrew Casey, Marg. Long, Fanny Murphy, Patk. Whelan, J W Casey, Wm Long, Andrew Casey, George Casey, Thos. Casey, Teresa Casey and Daniel Casey.
  5. [S1660] Missouri Marriages 1750-1920, online FamilySearch.com, Film 7513937, img. 316/607, Washington Co. Marriage Record Vol. B, 1845-1861, p. 340. James Whelan and Mary Casey, marr. 8 May 1859 by James Fox, St. Joaquim.
  6. [S2206] St. Joachim's Church Cemetery, Washington County, MO, online http://washington.mogenweb.org/cemetery/stjoachima.html. No image. James Whelan, 1833-1878.
  7. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S1399] Missouri Death Certificates (1910- ), File No. 21908, File No. 5660. Catherine McDonald, b. Old Mines MO 11 Feb 1872, dau. of James Whalen [sic], b. Ireland, and Mary Casey, b. St. Louis; wife of Bernard F McDonald, res. 5239 Lansdowne Ave., St. Louis MO; d. at res. 7 Jun 1937, age 65y 3m 27d, denocarcinoma of the uterus; inf. Bernard F McDonald, same res.; bur. Calvary Cemetery, 9 Jun 1937, online http://s1.sos.mo.gov/mdh