Casey is a common Irish surname of the Gaelic "Cathasaigh", meaning "vigilant" or "watchful". At least six different septs used this name, primarily in the Counties of Cork and Dublin.
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I am doing my genealogy and am a descendant of a certain Roger Casey born c. 1646 "in Ireland" who landed in Acadia, New France (nowaday called New Bunswick, Canada) c. 1660. Some family rumors hint towards Co Cork... maybe Mitchelstwon.
I am schedule to visit Ireland in June 2016 and would like to investigate "on site" into some archives, if such exists. I am wondering if you could either givc me some indication as to where to look for or whom to contact that could help me on this quest.
Here is the website of our family where you can peak into what we have been able to discover so far about our lineage. http://caissiefamily.org/
Best regards from Montreal, Canada
my father, Barry Casey, said that many years ago his family was under the protection of the MacLeods. Id like to know if this is true.
my casey member daniel born 1829 came over from county cork married elizabeth hunter from lincolnshire england had a sister johanne who married a richard tunnadine,he then settled in Chesterfield Derbyshire his father on his wedding certificate also daniel, afew people have mentioned a place called bandon anyone shed any light on any of the info thanks
hi im trying to trace my casey ancestors who came over fro mayo ireland and settled in west yorkshire england.