Michael D. Casey, 9 North 48 West

Michael cash-claimed a quarter in 5, 7N 47W (Phillips County, Colorado) in 1891, and proved up a quarter in 31, 9N 48W in 1894.

If anyone has information on the Colorado homesteader, please let us know.

There's a Michael Casey in 1900 Fremont County, Colorado, 46, no occupation, born in Indiana, boarding.
He's in Fremont County in 1910, a railroad laborer, 57, born in Connecticutt.

Residence: Barada, Richardson, Nebraska Census Year: 1885 Mary Casey 45 Michael Casey 48 Michael Casey 14 Philip Casey 5 Thomas Casey 12 Willie Casey 16 Agnes M Casey 10 Ellen Casey 18 James Casey 9 Lillie Casey 7

March 25, 1895 "The funeral of Michael Casey was conducted from the Catholic church in Barada yesterday. It was the largest funeral that ever occurred in that vicvinity. Michael 1837-1895 is buried in Barada # 60917073, with Mary buried in South Dakota 1841-1938.
The young Michael could have made the trips to Colorado to cash claim and prove up a homestead....

1892 Falls City "A dance at Barada, 14 miles north of here, ended in a figh in which Michael Csey jr. was badly whipped by John Rhombaugh. While the party wree dispersing Csey procured a revolver and shot Rhombaugh through the bowels. Rhombaugh again attacked Casey and beat him about the head in a horrible manner with a pair of metal knuckle. Both parties are now in the care of physicians, but will be arrested if their wounds do not prove fatal."
Falls City, Dec. 27. A. J. Rhombaugh, who was shot by Michael Casey at Barada during a row at a dance, died of his wounds yesteiday.
1880 Richardson County, Nebraska, Michael is 18, with parents Pat and Mary. Michael Casey m: Mary R. May in School Keous Kenesaw, Neb. 1881. Progeny of Patrick & Mary J. Murphy Casey.He was B.1859 in Iowa.

1885 Richardson County, Nebraska, M.D. Casey 23 runs a saloon, Mary R. 22, Canada. His sister May N. 17 Iowa is with them. So is a McGligg, 49 farmer born in Ohio, male, with Frank 15, Charles 9, James R. 8, Sarah E. 6.

Michael Daniel "Big Mike" Casey b: 1861 - Dewitt, Iowa - Clinton County d: 12-31-1928 Lockridge - buried - St Patrick Cem Parents: Patrick Barry Casey - Mary Jane Murphy Spouse: 1st: Mary R. May married: 1881 Kenesaw, NE - Adams Co. no info on date of death or where
2nd Spouse: Mary Jane O'Brien "Molly" b:5-24-1871Stella, NE d:Jan 1956 Lockridge/Edmond - Oklahoma County buried: St. Patrick Cem - Lockridge, OK Parents: Maurice O'Brien II 3-12-1826 Douro, Canada d: 8-21-1897 Edmond, Mary Dore 4-22-1835 Co Cork, Ireland d: 3-28-1920 Edmond Married: 7-30-1891 Lockridge (1990 Census of Oklahoma County has them farming, married nine years, Mary J. having five kids, four living. All four were born in Oklahoma....._ Children: all born in Lockridge, OK 1. May Margaret 1891 sp: Miles E. McGovern 2. Elaine 1894 d: 1894 two weeks old 3. Edward T. 5-27-1895 sp: Ruth Inscho 4. Leo Maurice 1897 sp: Vella Darwever 5. Julia E. 1899 d: 1918 6. Alice M. 1902 sp: Harry Kapp 7. William P. 1903 sp: Lillian Franklin 8. Gerald 1905 d: eleven months THE OKLAHOMAN (Oklahoma City, OK) 1/1/1929 DEATHS AND FUNERALS (Tuesday) Mike D. Casey, 59 years old, passed away at his home, 725 ½ W. 5th street, Monday night. Funeral services held at Deer creek 10:30 Wednesday morning, in charge of Watts & McAtee. Survived by wife, two daughters, Mrs. M.E. McClovern, Oklahoma City, Mrs. H.D. Kanp, Tulsa, Okla., and three sons, Thomas E. Casey, Leo M. Casey and William P. Casey, all of Oklahoma City. 1/2/1929 DEATHS AND FUNERALS (Wednesday) Mike D. Casey, 59 years old, 725 ½ W. 5th. Services will be held at Deer Creek church Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock. The body being taken overland by Watts & McAtee to that place for burial. The Edmond Enterprise (Edmond, Oklahoma Co., OK) 1-3-1929 MIKE CASEY DEAD AFTER SHORT ILLNESS Mike Casey died of influenza Monday morning at his home in Oklahoma City. Interment was made in the Lockridge cemetery yesterday at 10 a.m. Deceased was one of the early settlers here and is widely known throughout this county as a law enforcer, having served as deputy sheriff for a number of years.


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