Place of migration
Migrated to/Born in USA

Ann Casserly’s parents were Michael Casserly and Winifred Beirne of Cloonybrennan, Civil Parish Elphin, County Roscommon.


Ann was baptized on 16 December 1823 as found in the records of the National Library of Ireland (NLI). Also found in the NLI records are siblings Bridget(*1820) and John(*1829).


It is estimated the Ann Casserly emigrated to the United States about 1850. Her marriage to Thomas Hunt and their first child is next found in the Catholic Church records of St. Louis, Missouri. Bridget Hunt is baptized at St. Xavier’s Catholic Church in October 1851. Other children follow with Mary Ann Hunt, baptized at St. Patrick’s Church in April 1853 and John, baptized at St. Lawrence O’Toole’s Church in January 1856. This historic church is shown in the profile photo.


Bridget does not survive long, but Mary and John will live well into adulthood. However, father Thomas Hunt does not live long beyond John’s birth. The St. Louis Death Registry shows his accidental death due to a fall in June 1856.


There is a US Census record of 1860 showing Ann with her two children in a household working as a domestic servant.


In July 1862 Ann Casserly Hunt marries Michael Corley in St. Xavier’s Church. This union produces three children. Michael is born in1863, Katherine in 1865 and Margaret in 1867. The US Census of 1880 shows Ann Corley’s household includes all of her children. Husband, Michael Corley Sr. has died sometime before 1875.


Ann Casserly Hunt Corely dies in 1913. Her Obituary states she was proceeded in death by children Katherine and Margaret. It also requests that newspapers in Melbourne Australia please copy.


More information about Ann Casserly, including sources, can be found on the Family Search Website. Her ID is G8HX-JS3.

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Dec 1823 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 1st Feb 1913 VIEW SOURCE
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Michael Casserly VIEW SOURCE
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Winifred Beirne VIEW SOURCE
Townland born Cloonybrennan, Civil Parish Elphin, County Roscommon
Place & Date of Baptism on 16 December 1823
Names of Siblings Bridget(*1820) and John(*1829)
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Thomas Hunt, Michael Corley
First Child Bridget
Names of Children Mary Ann Hunt, John, Michael is born in1863, Katherine in 1865 and Margaret in 1867 VIEW SOURCE
View less entries

Some communities associated with this ancestor

Some ancestors associated with these communities

Some buildings associated with these communities

Some timeline events associated with this ancestor