FAMILY - IRELAND
- 1800 -
born in Ireland, son of
William and Mary Casey, married
born circa 1813, in the Parish of Drom and Inch, Diocese of
Cashel and Emily on 3.3.1837 in St Mary's Church, Drom Thurles,
- Michael's occupation was
that of a Caretaker and he died in Ireland. Catherine
arrived in the Colony in 1874 and resided at Adaminaby New
South Wales, died at Fryingpan, Adaminaby on 17.3.1883 aged 70
years. They had four children, all of whom emigrated to
born c 1845
- William Casey born c 1849
- Michael Casey born 28
July 1850 Ireland.
Casey arrived in Australia on board "Fitzjames" travelling
with her cousin Patrick Casey arriving 1.4.1857. On her arrival
in the Monaro district she married Henry Chalker at
Cooma by the Rev. Father Kavanagh. They were living then at
Eucumbene Station and in the early sixties they selected a
property on the Eucumbene River.
- Mary and Henry moved to Bolaro
where Henry was in the employ of the Cosgrove Family. They had
a family of ten children;
- John Henry born 1861 -
married Jane Law.
- William born
- Catherine born
- Priscilla born 25.7.1866
- married James Trayner (Trainer).
- Edward born
- Mary born 1870 - married
- Michael Born 1872 -
married Agnes E Westerman.
- Henry born
- James born 1876 - married
- Johanna born 1878 - David
- Mary died on 16.12.1907 in the
Cooma Hospital aged 68 years and buried in the Cooma Cemetery.
- Henry Chalker died 6.11.1909
aged 74 years and also buried in the Cooma
Casey second child of Michael and Catherine Casey was born
in 1845. At the age of 19 she sailed from Plymouth in the
"Sandringham" for Australia, second daughter of Michael and
Catherine Casey nee Ryan of Tipperary. She could read and the
ship arrived in the Colony on the 26.6.1864.
- On the 14.6.1868 Johannah
married William Rees at Adaminaby. William came from Milford
Haven, Wales, the son of Joseph Rees and Mary Roach. Witnesses
were James Chalker and Elizabeth Chalker. William and Johannah
had nine children;
- William born 11.3.1869
married Alice Burch.
- Michael born 9.9.1870
married Anne Eccleston.
- Maryanne born 21.12.1871
married Victor Fraser.
- Elizabeth born 19.9.1873
became a Catholic Nun, SR Blandina.
- Christopher born
25.12.1875 married Eliza Sims.
- Catherine born 10.2.1877
married James Riley.
- James born 19.9.1879
married Maggie Reddington.
- Johannah born 13.5.1881
married Henry Jones.
- Francis born 21.6.1885
married Mabel Trune.
- The family lived on a small farm
at "Frying Pan" near Adaminaby and then moved to Murrumbucca,
later into Cooma.
- Johannah died on the
19.3.1915, buried at Cooma.
- William died 21 .11.1910
aged 79 years also buried at
Casey, third child of Michael and Catherine Casey nee
- William was born c1849 in
Tipperary Ireland and sailed for Australia from Plymouth at the
age of 15 years on the "Sandringham" and arrived in New South
Wales 26.6.1864 with his sister Johannah Casey. Listed as a
- William married Mary
Flannagan, the daughter of William and Mary nee
Heaney/Heeny/Meany. They had eleven children;
- Catherine born 1870
- John born c 1871
- William born
- Mary Maria born
- Sarah born
- Johanna born
- Michael born
- Charles Christopher born
- Alice Ellen born
- Margaret Florence born
- Cecelia Jane born
- William worked in the
gold mines at Adelong and lived around the Tumut Batlow area.
He died on 4th September 1924 aged about 75 years at his
sister's residence, Mrs Melville of Kogarah.
was born 28.7.1850 County
Tipperary Ireland, fourth child of Michael Casey and Catherine
nee Ryan married Margaret
the daughter of Simon
O'Neill from Fethard Tipperary Ireland and Mary Frances
- Michael arrived in Australia at
the age of sixteen on board the ship "Sir Robert Sale" on
13.12.1867. Listed as a labourer and could read and write, his
brother William living in the Colony.
- Michael owned a property at
Adaminaby called "Addicumbene".
- They had four
- Michael Patrick born
29.11.1885 at Adaminaby and married Mary Jane Sims. Seven
- Mary Emma born 4.10.1896
at Adaminaby and married Ruben Baker, one child.
- Catherine Ann born
18.1.1890 and married Ernest James Willimott, nine
- William born 2.5.1900 and
married Linda Eileen Cullen and they had five
- Michael died at Adaminaby on
14.5.1924 aged 73 years and is buried in the Old Adaminaby
- Margaret Casey died at the
residence of her daughter Mrs EJ Willimott "Homebush Park"
Adelong Road Tumbarumba on Wednesday morning 16.10.1946 aged 86
years, also buried in the Old Adaminaby