Name: Christopher CASEY
Birth: ABT 1740
Death: 2 AUG 1840 in prob Cole Co, Mo
Change Date: 29 MAR 2008
Or b abt 1754, Newberry Co, SC
Or d Aug 7, 1840
He was a Lieutenant in the Rev. War.
He is listed in the DAR Patriot Index as:
"Casey, Christopher, b 1755 VA, d 8-2-1840 MO, m Sarah Smith, Lt. SC, PNSR (pensioned soldier)"
He entered the Revolutionary War shortly after the fall of Charleston to the British (May 1780). Christopher entered service as a Private under Colonel John Thomas and Colonel Cecil's command. Next, he served as a Lieutenant in command of a post at Calleo Harrison's Cabin for Colonel Beard. His third tour of duty was under Peter Brooks in Colonel John Thomas' regiment which was commanded by General Pickens. In this expedition he served as Lieutenant and marched to Orangeburg, where they 'routed some tories'... Still under Captain Brooks, he marched to Bacon's Ridge where General Pickens rendezvoused for the purpose of assisting General Green. Christopher Casey served in Colonel Roebuck's regiment as Lieutenant and had command of a small detachment to Augusta for salt. He also served in Captain Ford's Company of Colonel Kiljours Regiment during the siege of '96'.
Christopher Casey lived in an area sometimes known as the "Spartanburg District".
Father: Abner Brooks CASEY b: ABT 1700 in Tyrone Co, Ulster, Ireland
Mother: Harriet "Hattie" GREEN b: ABT 1700 in Baltimore, MD or Wales
- Keziah CASEY b: ABT 1760
- Christopher CASEY
- John CASEY b: 11 FEB 1775